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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 209

    Franz Kline (1910-1962)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Franz Kline (1910-1962)
    Untitled
    signed and dated 'Kline 48'(lower right)
    acrylic on paper
    23 x 30 in. (58.4 x 76.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1948


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    Provenance

    B.C. Holland Gallery, Chicago
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1963


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of George L. and Dorothy A. Sturman


    Exhibited

    Kansas City Art Institute, Contemporary American Drawings: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Sturman, October-November 1964.
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Franz Kline Memorial Exhibition, 1969.
    Chicago, Society for Contemporary Art, 31st Annual Exhibition,"Works on Paper," April-May 1971.
    Cambridge, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Hayden Gallery, Drawings by Five Absract Expressionist Painters, 1975 (illustrated).
    Barcelona, The Museum of the Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Franz Kline: Art and the Structure of Identity, March-June 1994.