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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 146

    Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974)

    Mood Indigo

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974)
    Mood Indigo
    signed and dated 'Adolph Gottlieb 1946' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again, 'Mood Indigo 1946 Adolph Gottlieb' (on the reverse)
    gouache, watercolor and graphite on paper
    25½ x 19½ in. (64.7 x 49.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1946.


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    Provenance

    Kootz Gallery, New York
    Lee Kingsley, New York
    His sale; Christie's, New York, 8 November 1989, lot 102
    Waddington Galleries, London
    Acquired from the above by the previous owner
    Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 12 May 2004, lot 102
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    New York, Kootz Gallery, Homage to Jazz, December 1946.