• Impressionist Modern  auction at Christies

    Sale 2290

    Impressionist Modern

    10 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    Eugene Berman (1899-1972)

    Conversation des rochers

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Eugene Berman (1899-1972)
    Conversation des rochers
    signed with initials and dated 'EB 1941' (lower right); signed and dated again, titled and inscribed 'E. Berman New York Febr. 1941 Conversation des Rochers "(The Entrance of the Western World.") (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    32 1/8 x 45½ in. (81.6 x 115.5 cm.)
    Painted in February 1941


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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, 15 May 1963, lot 82. Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK ESTATE


    Exhibited

    Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, date unknown.