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    Sale 2023

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    10 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 155

    Eugene Berman (1899-1972)

    Cristo Rey

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Eugene Berman (1899-1972)
    Cristo Rey
    signed with initials and dated 'E.B. 1948' (lower center); signed with initials and dated again, titled and inscribed 'E.B. "Cristo Rey" Feb. 1948. Hollywood' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    33½ x 25½ in. (85.1 x 64.8 cm.)
    Painted in Hollywood, February 1948


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    *This lot may be exempt from the sales tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the back of the catalogue.

    Provenance

    Robert L.B. Tobin, San Antonio, Texas.
    Gift from the above to the present owner, 1982.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Tobin Theatre Arts Fund*