Sale 23PT01 | Lot 1

Hilla Rebay

Catalogue: 20th Century Abstraction / Latin American Art
Hilla Rebay

Lot Details

Lot 1
Hilla Rebay
American, 1890-1967
Embrace, 1945
Signed Rebay (ll), signed and dated Hilla Rebay 1945 and inscribed as titled on the reverse
Oil on canvas
51 1/4 x 42 inches (130 x 107 cm)

The Hilla Rebay Collection
Sale, Christie's East, American and Nineteenth Century European Paintings, May 21, 1991, lot 705

With Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum label affixed to the backing, no. FN 1936 RS27

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000
Sold for $40,950 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Canvas is toenailed into frame, not examined out of frame. Slight impression of stretcher bars at upper left and upper right. Two white paint droplets at upper right. Two areas of craquelure and flaking in dark green pigment at center left. A dark diagonal scuff at center right edge. A small cluster of dark spots at upper center. An area approximately 2 x 2 inches at upper right in white pigment fluoresces under UV light and appears to be restoration, though no corresponding damage visible on the reverse.

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Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000
Sold for $40,950 (includes buyer's premium)

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20th Century Abstraction / Latin American Art

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