• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12123

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | NY

    28 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 154

    Lea Nikel (1918-2005)

    Eros

    Estimate

    Lea Nikel (1918-2005)
    Eros
    signed and dated 'Lea Nikel 56' (lower left); signed again and dated again 'LEA NIKEL 1956' (on the reverse); signed again and dated again 'LEA - NIKEL 1956' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    34 3/4 x 45 1/2 in. (88.3 x 115.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1956.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION