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    Sale 2249

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part II

    30 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 357

    Meyer Schapiro (American 1904-1996)

    Untitled

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    Meyer Schapiro (American 1904-1996)
    Untitled
    signed, inscribed and dedicated 'for Julius Held 8/27/87 /Meyer Schapiro' (lower right) and dated '7/10.65' (lower left)
    oil on paper
    10 5/8 x 11¼ in. (27 x 28½ cm.)


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    Meyer Schapiro was a prominent art historian born in Lithuania. He studied, and later taught, at Columbia University and was a great proponent of modern art. Schapiro's discourse on style is often considered his greatest contribution to the study of art history.