TOM WESSELMANN "SEASCAPE" PORCELAIN, 1984
In the early 1980's Rosenthal, the famed German porcelain factory, began commissioning leading artists of the day to produce limited edition art pieces.
Tom Wesselmann's (1931-2004) impressive creation for Rosenthal is a large relief plaque with one of his signature nudes reduced to a selection of abstract forms.
Wesselmann remains one of the most iconic, collected..and sexy American Pop artists.
Yet during the movement's key years Wesselmann was ambivalent if not critical of his association with Pop Art and by the mid 1960's he would be increasingly focusing on nudes, which would become his signature motif. The artist once said “Painting, sex, and humor are the most important things in my life."
In recent years Wesselmann's multiples have become sought-after by collectors internationally. This is a rare example of an iconic image at a price point below $7,500.
Questions about this artwork? Contact us
Or call +1.416.704.1720 / 1.844.440.4287
USA / Germany, 1984
From an edition of 500
Signed by the artist.
Applied manufacturer's label to verso including date, edition and signature
19.5"H 20.5"W (work)
Very good condition
Includes original labelled collector's case
- Where does the inventory ship from?
Our inventory is divided between New York and Toronto.
- Where do you ship to?
We can ship anywhere. Typically when we ship within North America we prefer to use FedEx Ground. To Europe, Asia and beyond we generally use DHL. Occasionally we use CanadaPost, but will notify the client if this is the best option.
- How much does it cost to ship?
For shipments within North America, we typically charge a flat rate fee. Many items on our site will list the rate. For shipping outside of North America, we can easily provide a quote and will look for the most efficient and economical option.
Most of the items on our site can be easily shipped internationally.
Occasionally we will recommend that an artwork be removed from its frame for shipping. Larger framed works are typically framed with plexiglass. We export over 80% of what we sell, so we are comfortable shipping anywhere.
- Are there additional taxes or fees?
When a work is valued above $2,500 usd there is a possibility of tax of 0.35%, but this is applied sporadically. There can similarly be an additional fee for customs brokerage and this can range from $20 - $65. US Taxes, duties and customs brokerage are not included in our flat rate shipping. However most of our shipments to the US enter without any additional fees.
- Do you provide a certificate of authenticity?
Yes, we guarantee everything we sell. We can provide both a digital and printed version of our certificate of authenticity.
What is your return policy?
- Caviar20 wants you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase. We have a 7 day no-questions full refund return policy for your purchase. Shipping charges are non-refundable. Return shipping is the responsibility of the customer. After 8 days returns are given a credit note. There is no expiration for our credit notes.