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    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 66

    Otto Karl Knaths (American, 1891-1971)

    Black Face Clock

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    Otto Karl Knaths (American, 1891-1971)
    Black Face Clock
    signed 'Karl Knaths' (lower left); signed again, dated, titled and inscribed 'BLACK FACE CLOCK 1955 K. KNATHS - Ptown' (on the stretcher bar)
    oil on canvas
    36 x 48 in. (91.4 x 121.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1955.


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    Provenance

    with Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York.
    Dr. & Mrs. Gerhard Straus.
    Gift from the above to the present owner, 1963.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A MIDWESTERN INSTITUTION