Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Double Hearts VII

Jim Dine's hearts aren't valentines so much as pop art elements to be explored in countless variations. So while they're not exactly romantic, the symbol of love is nevertheless a powerful one, and the treatment is often quite beautiful.

Jim Dine (b. 1935) 
Double Hearts VII 
Signed and dated 'Jim Dine 1970' (lower right) gouache on board 7 7/8 x 10 5/8 in. (19.8 x 26.9 cm.) 
Painted in 1970. 

Price Realized 

  • Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.
    $40,000 - $60,000

Sale Information

Sale 1970 Lot 273

1 April 2008 

New York, Rockefeller Plaza

Gift of the artist
Jeremiah Dine, New York
Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Note:  My prior post on a Jim Dine bathrobe is here. Try it on for size.


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