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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 236

    Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)

    1926

    Price Realised  

    Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)
    1926
    signed and dated 'STEINBERG 64' (lower right); titled and dated again '1926 1964' (on the reverse)
    wax crayon, acrylic, graphite, ink and printed paper collage on paper
    23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1964.


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    Provenance

    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Private New York Collection


    Exhibited

    New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Erotic Art '66', 1966, no. 22.
    Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Steinberg, 1967, no. 4.
    Hamburger Kunsthalle, Saul Steinberg: Zeichnung und Collagen, 1968, no. 4, pl. 15.
    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; London, Smithsonian Institution; London, Arts Council of Great Britain, Serpentine Gallery and Saint-Paul, Fondation Maeght, Saul Steinberg, April 1978-April 1979.