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    12 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 173

    Anne Ryan (1889-1954)

    Untitled (No. 234)
    signed 'A. Ryan' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated 'No. 234 3-5-49 A. Ryan' (on the backing board)
    printed paper, string, metallic paper, watercolor, ink and glue collage on paper
    7 x 5½ in. (17.7 x 13.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1949.

    Provenance:
    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
    Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

    Exhibited:
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Anne Ryan and Circle, May 1987.
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Collage from Three Museums, November 1991.
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Summer Group Show Past Present, June-August 1992.
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Works on Paper, June-July 1993.
    New York, Joan T. Washburn Gallery, In Memory of Douglass Morse Howell, June-July 1994.
    Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung NRW, Hannover, Kunstsammlungen Nordrhein-Westefalen, Haus der Kunst Munchen, Aller Anfang ist MERZ - on Kurt Schwitters bis heute, August 2000-May 2001, no. 323.

    Untitled (No. 43)
    signed and titled 'No. 43 A Ryan' (lower edge)
    printed paper, fabric, canvas, watercolor, ink and glue collage on paper laid down on paper
    7¾ x 6½ in. (19.6 x 16.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1948.

    Provenance:
    Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

    Exhibited:
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Anne Ryan and Circle, May 1987.
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Anne Ryan A Centennial, October-November 1989, no. 9.
    Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung NRW, Hannover, Kunstsammlungen Nordrhein-Westefalen, Haus der Kunst Munchen, Aller Anfang ist MERZ - Von Kurt Schwitters bis heute, August 2000-May 2001, no. 323. (2)

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    Anne Ryan (1889-1954)
    Untitled (No. 234)
    signed 'A. Ryan' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated 'No. 234 3-5-49 A. Ryan' (on the backing board)
    printed paper, string, metallic paper, watercolor, ink and glue collage on paper
    7 x 5½ in. (17.7 x 13.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1949.

    Provenance:
    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
    Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

    Exhibited:
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Anne Ryan and Circle, May 1987.
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Collage from Three Museums, November 1991.
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Summer Group Show Past Present, June-August 1992.
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Works on Paper, June-July 1993.
    New York, Joan T. Washburn Gallery, In Memory of Douglass Morse Howell, June-July 1994.
    Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung NRW, Hannover, Kunstsammlungen Nordrhein-Westefalen, Haus der Kunst Munchen, Aller Anfang ist MERZ - on Kurt Schwitters bis heute, August 2000-May 2001, no. 323.

    Untitled (No. 43)
    signed and titled 'No. 43 A Ryan' (lower edge)
    printed paper, fabric, canvas, watercolor, ink and glue collage on paper laid down on paper
    7¾ x 6½ in. (19.6 x 16.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1948.

    Provenance:
    Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

    Exhibited:
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Anne Ryan and Circle, May 1987.
    New York, Washburn Gallery, Anne Ryan A Centennial, October-November 1989, no. 9.
    Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung NRW, Hannover, Kunstsammlungen Nordrhein-Westefalen, Haus der Kunst Munchen, Aller Anfang ist MERZ - Von Kurt Schwitters bis heute, August 2000-May 2001, no. 323. (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection