• Fine American Paintings, Drawi auction at Christies

    Sale 2285

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    Karl Knaths (1891-1971)

    Clock and Crock

    Price Realised  

    Karl Knaths (1891-1971)
    Clock and Crock
    signed 'Karl Knaths' (lower right)--signed again, dated 'P-Town-1954' and inscribed with title (on the upper stretcher bar)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 36 in. (76.2 x 91.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York.
    Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, acquired from the above, 1956.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1966.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM


    Exhibited

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, One Hundred and Fifty-First Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture, January 22-February 26, 1956, no. 60.