• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 178

    Moses Soyer (1899-1974)

    Cynthia

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Moses Soyer (1899-1974)
    Cynthia
    signed and dated 'M Soyer/1954' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 61 cm.)


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    Provenance

    ACA Gallery, 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


    Literature

    "Moses Soyer," Art News, March 1956, p. 53 (as Cynthia in Yellow).


    Exhibited

    New York, ACA Gallery, Moses Soyer, March 11-31, 1956.