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Cy Twombly

 (1928 - 2011)
Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly was active/lived in Virginia, New York / Italy.  Cy Twombly is known for improvisational line drawing, minimalism.

Auction statistics for  
Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly

Upcoming and past   596
% Lots Sold 76%
High auction price $70,530,000
High auction price date 11/11/2015
High price / sq. inch $15,203
High price / sq. inch date 11/12/2014

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Lycian drawing
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Title:  
Lycian drawing


Sales Price**:     $2,365,300  (£1,808,750)
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $1,307,700  (£1,000,000)
High Estimate:   $1,961,550  (£1,500,000)



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      39.25" x 27.52"
                               (99.70cm x 69.90cm)
Created:               1982
Medium:              Oil , wax crayon and pencil / Paper

Auction Lot:        30
Auction House:  
Christie's London, King Street
Auction Date:     10/06/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-UNTITLED
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Title:  
UNTITLED


Sales Price**:     $8,446,180  (£6,402,500)
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $7,255,600  (£5,500,000)
High Estimate:   $9,894,000  (£7,500,000)



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      51.38" x 59.25"
                               (130.50cm x 150.50cm)
Created:               1962
Medium:              Oil and graphite / Canvas

Auction Lot:        13
Auction House:  
Sotheby's London, New Bond Street
Auction Date:     10/05/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-8 Odi di Orazio
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Title:  
8 Odi di Orazio


Hammer Price*:  -not sold-
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Low Estimate:    $52,770  (£40,000)
High Estimate:   $79,150  (£60,000)



Signature:           Signed and Titled
Size:                      19.69" x 13.78"
                               (50.00cm x 35.00cm)
Created:               1968
Medium:              Pencil / Paper

Auction Lot:        122
Auction House:  Phillips
Auction Date:     10/05/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Untitled
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Title:  
Untitled


Sales Price**:     $695,190  (£524,750)
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $264,960  (£200,000)
High Estimate:   $397,440  (£300,000)



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      13.19" x 14.09"
                               (33.50cm x 35.80cm)
Created:               1961
Medium:              Pencil and wax crayon and coloured pencil / Paper

Auction Lot:        44
Auction House:  
Christie's London, King Street
Auction Date:     10/03/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Tulips, Rome
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Title:  
Tulips, Rome


Sales Price**:     $24,390  (£18,750)
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $10,410  (£8,000)
High Estimate:   $15,610  (£12,000)



Signature:           Signed Initials
Size:                      6.18" x 5.94"
                               (15.70cm x 15.10cm)
Edition:    3/6
Created:               1985
Medium:              Dry-printing on cardboard

Auction Lot:        14
Auction House:  
Christie's London, King Street
Auction Date:     09/15/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Lemon, Gaeta
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Title:  
Lemon, Gaeta


Sales Price**:     $29,270  (£22,500)
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $10,410  (£8,000)
High Estimate:   $15,610  (£12,000)



Signature:           Signed Initials
Size:                      10.16" x 9.92"
                               (25.80cm x 25.20cm)
Created:               2008
Medium:              Dry-printing on cardboard

Auction Lot:        15
Auction House:  
Christie's London, King Street
Auction Date:     09/15/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Untitled
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Title:  
Untitled


Hammer Price*:  -not sold-
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Low Estimate:    $103,800  (£80,000)
High Estimate:   $155,700  (£120,000)



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      27.17" x 19.29"
                               (69.00cm x 49.00cm)
Created:               1981
Medium:              Pastel with crayon and collage / Paper

Auction Lot:        195
Auction House:  Phillips
Auction Date:     06/30/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-LYCIAN DRAWING (NIMPHIDIA)
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Title:  
LYCIAN DRAWING (NIMPHIDIA)


Sales Price**:     $882,420  (£692,750)
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $764,280  (£600,000)
High Estimate:   $1,019,040  (£800,000)



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      39.37" x 27.56"
                               (100.00cm x 70.00cm)
Created:               1982
Medium:              Oil and crayon and pencil / Paper

Auction Lot:        17
Auction House:  
Sotheby's London, New Bond Street
Auction Date:     06/28/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Untitled
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Title:  
Untitled


Hammer Price*:  -not sold-
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Low Estimate:    $4,108,800  (HKD32,000,000)
High Estimate:   $5,906,400  (HKD46,000,000)



Signature:           Unavailable
Size:                      19.76" x 23.74"
                               (50.20cm x 60.30cm)
Created:               1961
Medium:              Oil-based house paint, lead pencil and wax crayon / Canvas

Auction Lot:        17
Auction House:  Christie's Hong Kong
Auction Date:     05/27/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-UNTITLED
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Title:  
UNTITLED


Hammer Price*:  -not sold-
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Low Estimate:    $350,000
High Estimate:   $450,000



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      29.38" x 41.50"
                               (74.63cm x 105.41cm)
Created:               1974
Medium:              wax crayon, graphite, shredded paper, graph paper, paper and tape collage / Paper

Auction Lot:        109
Auction House:  Sotheby's New York
Auction Date:     05/19/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-UNTITLED
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Title:  
UNTITLED


Sales Price**:     $396,500
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $220,000
High Estimate:   $280,000



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      17.00" x 19.63"
                               (43.18cm x 49.86cm)
Created:               1964
Medium:              graphite, colored pencil and wax crayon / Paper

Auction Lot:        131
Auction House:  Sotheby's New York
Auction Date:     05/19/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-KLU
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Title:  
KLU


Sales Price**:     $912,500
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $350,000
High Estimate:   $450,000



Size:                      40.00" x 52.00"
                               (101.60cm x 132.08cm)
Created:               1951
Medium:              oil-based house paint and earth / Canvas

Auction Lot:        151
Auction House:  Sotheby's New York
Auction Date:     05/19/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-SILEX SCINTILLANS (3 parts)
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Title:  
SILEX SCINTILLANS (3 parts)


Sales Price**:     $8,337,500
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $5,000,000
High Estimate:   $7,000,000



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:  Dimensions not available
Created:               1981
Medium:              Oil and wax crayon, colored pencil and graphite / Paper

Auction Lot:        6
Auction House:  Sotheby's New York
Auction Date:     05/18/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-UNTITLED (ROME)
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Title:  
UNTITLED (ROME)


Sales Price**:     $3,950,000
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $2,000,000
High Estimate:   $3,000,000



Signature:           Signed
Size:                      26.38" x 13.13" x 10.25"
                               (67.01cm x 33.35cm x 26.04cm)
Edition:    2/6
Created:               not given
Medium:              Resin

Auction Lot:        19
Auction House:  Sotheby's New York
Auction Date:     05/18/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Untitled (Rome)
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Title:  
Untitled (Rome)


Sales Price**:     $2,497,500
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Low Estimate:    $2,000,000
High Estimate:   $3,000,000



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      23.25" x 31.25"
                               (59.06cm x 79.38cm)
Created:               1957
Medium:               Oil based house paint and graphite / Canvas

Auction Lot:        524
Auction House:  
Christie's New York, Rockefeller Center
Auction Date:     05/18/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Dionysus
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Title:  
Dionysus


Sales Price**:     $187,500
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $100,000
High Estimate:   $150,000



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      39.25" x 27.63"
                               (99.70cm x 70.18cm)
Created:               1979
Medium:              Watercolor and crayon, graphite and paper collage / Paper

Auction Lot:        555
Auction House:  
Christie's New York, Rockefeller Center
Auction Date:     05/18/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Leda and the Swan
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Title:  
Leda and the Swan


Sales Price**:     $52,887,500
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Low Estimate:    $35,000,000
High Estimate:   $55,000,000



Signature:           Unavailable
Size:                      75.25" x 78.75"
                               (191.14cm x 200.03cm)
Created:               1962
Medium:              Oil , lead pencil and wax crayon / Canvas

Auction Lot:        6B
Auction House:  
Christie's New York, Rockefeller Center
Auction Date:     05/17/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Natural History, Part I, Mushrooms: No. IV.
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Title:  
Natural History, Part I, Mushrooms: No. IV.


Sales Price**:     $13,750
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $8,000
High Estimate:   $12,000



Signature:           Signed Initials
Size:                      29.75" x 21.88"
                               (75.57cm x 55.58cm)
Edition:    51/98
Created:               1974
Medium:               Color lithograph with mixed-media collage / Paper

Auction Lot:        63
Auction House:  Swann Galleries
Auction Date:     05/11/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-UNTITLED
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Title:  
UNTITLED


Sales Price**:     $3,203,430  (£2,633,750)
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $851,410  (£700,000)
High Estimate:   $1,094,670  (£900,000)



Signature:           Signed on Reverse
Size:                      27.36" x 38.78"
                               (69.50cm x 98.50cm)
Created:               1963
Medium:              Pencil , crayon and acrylic / Paper

Auction Lot:        24
Auction House:  
Sotheby's London, New Bond Street
Auction Date:     03/08/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Untitled
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Title:  
Untitled


Sales Price**:     $343,500
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $250,000
High Estimate:   $350,000



Signature:           Inscribed and Signed
Size:                      29.50" x 42.50"
                               (74.93cm x 107.95cm)
Created:               1963
Medium:              Crayon and graphite / Paper

Auction Lot:        337
Auction House:  
Christie's New York, Rockefeller Center
Auction Date:     03/03/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Untitled
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Title:  
Untitled


Sales Price**:     $211,500
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $150,000
High Estimate:   $200,000



Signature:           Inscribed and Signed
Size:                      29.50" x 42.50"
                               (74.93cm x 107.95cm)
Created:               1963
Medium:              Crayon and graphite / Paper

Auction Lot:        338
Auction House:  
Christie's New York, Rockefeller Center
Auction Date:     03/03/2017

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-UNTITLED
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Title:  
UNTITLED


Sales Price**:     $314,590  (€295,500)
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $266,150  (€250,000)
High Estimate:   $372,610  (€350,000)



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      27.56" x 39.37"
                               (70.00cm x 100.00cm)
Created:               1960
Medium:              Pencil / Paper

Auction Lot:        14
Auction House:  Sotheby's Paris
Auction Date:     12/06/2016-12/07/2016

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-Untitled
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Title:  
Untitled


Sales Price**:     $132,010  (€124,000)
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $106,460  (€100,000)
High Estimate:   $159,690  (€150,000)



Signature:           Signed
Size:                      33.86" x 26.38"
                               (86.00cm x 67.00cm)
Created:               not given
Medium:              Pencil and wax crayon and biro / Paper

Auction Lot:        450
Auction House:  Kunsthaus Lempertz
Auction Date:     12/03/2016

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-UNTITLED
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Title:  
UNTITLED


Sales Price**:     $372,500
**(Includes auction fee to buyer)
Low Estimate:    $350,000
High Estimate:   $450,000



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      19.63" x 27.63"
                               (49.86cm x 70.18cm)
Created:               Aug 1960
Medium:               Graphite, wax crayon and pen / Paper

Auction Lot:        130
Auction House:  Sotheby's New York
Auction Date:     11/18/2016

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Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly-UNTITLED (RAMIFICATIONS)
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Title:  
UNTITLED (RAMIFICATIONS)


Hammer Price*:  -not sold-
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Low Estimate:    $750,000
High Estimate:   $1,000,000



Signature:           Signed and Dated
Size:                      33.25" x 27.25"
                               (84.46cm x 69.22cm)
Created:               1971
Medium:              Oil , graphite and wax crayon / Paper

Auction Lot:        145
Auction House:  Sotheby's New York
Auction Date:     11/18/2016

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