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    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    Irving Alexander Block (American, 1910-1986)

    Skull + Pansy

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Irving Alexander Block (American, 1910-1986)
    Skull + Pansy
    signed 'Block' (lower left); and signed again, dated and titled 'Block 69 Skull + Pansy' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas laid down on panel
    9 x 9 in. (22.9 x 22.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1969.


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    with Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM
    (LOTS 1-74)