Claes Thure OLDENBURG (1929)

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Claes Thure OLDENBURG (1929) (United states) is an artist born in 1929 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a sculpture-volume sold in 1983, at Christie's, and the most recent auction result is a print-multiple sold in 2020. Artprice.com's price levels for this artist are based on 2,747 auction results. Especially: painting, print-multiple, sculpture-volume, photography, drawing-watercolor, objects. One art work by artist Claes Thure OLDENBURG (1929) will soon be available in auction rooms. You can also discover 19 artwork(s) currently for sale on Artprice's Marketplace. , sold by 3 Artprice store(s).