‘They Laughed When I Sat Down to Play’ (1970) at Sotheby’s London
May 23, 2017

Sotheby’s London is presenting a stellar Copley as part of its May 25th auction of work from the collection of Alexander Iolas, Copley’s longtime dealer in New York and Europe. The acrylic work was first shown in 1970 at the Alexander Iolas Gallery in New York with other boldly-patterned early works from Copley’s Nouns series.

Images from the show can be seen on our Exhibitions page here.