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    Sale 2127

    Open House

    12 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 119

    Leon Polk Smith (1906-1996)

    Black-White Repeat

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    Estimate

    Leon Polk Smith (1906-1996)
    Black-White Repeat
    signed, titled and dated 'LEON POLK SMITH 1953 BLACK-WHITE REPEAT' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    51¼ x 38¼ in. (130.1 x 97.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1953.


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    Provenance

    DiLaurenti Gallery, New York
    Galerie Denise René, Inc., New York
    Leon Polk Smith Foundation-Trust, Shoreham
    Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Exhibited

    New York, Galerie Denise René, Leon Polk Smith, 1970.
    Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Leon Polk Smith, February-March 1989.
    Musée de Grenoble, Leon Polk Smith, May-June 1989, pp. 16, 39.
    The Brooklyn Museum, Leon Polk Smith: American Painter, September 1995-January 1996, pl. 14 (illustrated).