Sale 21PT03 | Lot 25

Arshile Gorky

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art
Arshile Gorky

Lot Details

Lot 25
Arshile Gorky
Armenian/American, 1904-1948
Still Life, 1928
Signed a. gorky and dated 1928 on stretcher
Oil on canvas
20 7/8 x 16 inches (53 x 40.6 cm)

Provenance:
The artist
Leonore Gallet, acquired from the artist, 1939
Likely Harold Diamond, New York
Donald Morris Gallery, Detroit, MI
Norma and Donald Nielsen, Detroit, MI (by 1981)
Sheldon Ross Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Exhibited:
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Arshile Gorky 1904-1948: A Retrospective, Apr. 24 - Jul. 19, 1981, pl. 17. Traveled to: Dallas Museum of Art, Sep. 11 - Nov. 8, 1981; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Dec. 3, 1981 - Feb. 28, 1982

Literature:
Jim M. Jordan and Robert Goldwater, The Paintings of Arshile Gorky: A Critical Catalogue, New York University Press, New York and London, 1982, p. 158, no. 33, illus.

Please note that is painting is catalogued in the Arshile Gorky Foundation archives as #P033.


Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000
Sold for $69,300 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Craquelure, heavy at times. Glue relined. The stretcher bars have been replaced. A section of the original stretcher bar displaying the signature and date was preserved and affixed to the new support.

Frame: 28 x 23 inches


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Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000
Sold for $69,300 (includes buyer's premium)

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Impressionist & Modern Art

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