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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 231

    Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)

    N.Y. Skyline (#15)

    Price Realised  


    Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)
    N.Y. Skyline (#15)
    signed and dated 'STEINBERG 66' (lower right); titled and numbered '15 N.Y. Skyline' (on the reverse)
    watercolor, ink, graphite and acrylic on paper collage on paper
    28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1966.

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

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Private New York Collection


    S. Boxer, "Saul Steinberg, Epic Doodler, Dies at 84", The New York Times, May 13, 1999, p. A1 (illustrated on the front page).


    New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Saul Steinberg: An Exhibition of Recent Work, November-December 1966, no. 15 (illustrated).
    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, p. 98 (illustrated in color).
    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Visions of New York City: American Paintings, Drawings and Prints of the 20th Century, March-May 1981.
    The Museum of the Borough of Brooklyn, Tides of Immigration: Romantic Visions and Urban Realities, October-December 1986.