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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 194

    Alice Neel (1900-1984)

    Vera Beckerhoff

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Alice Neel (1900-1984)
    Vera Beckerhoff
    signed and dated 'Neel '72' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    60 x 32 in. (152.4 x 81.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1972.


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    Provenance

    Victoria Miro Gallery, London
    Cheim and Read, New York
    Acquried from the above by the present owner


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the provenance is:
    Victoria Miro Gallery, London
    Cheim and Read, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

    Please note this work was included in the following exhibition:
    London, Victoria Miro Gallery, Alice Neel: A Chronicle of New York 1950-1976, June-July 2004.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a North American Private Collector


    Literature

    P. Hills, Alice Neel, New York, 1983, p. 140.
    C. Carr, Alice Neel: Women, New York, 2002, pl. 59.
    Victoria Miro Gallery, exh. cat., Alice Neel, A Chronicle of New York 1950-1976, London, June-July 2004.


    Exhibited

    London, Victoria Miro Gallery, Alice Neel: A Chronicle of New York 1950-1976, June-July 2004.
    Washington, D.C., The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Alice Neel's Women, October 2005-January 2006.