• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 177

    Raphael Soyer (1899-1987)

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    Raphael Soyer (1899-1987)
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    signed 'Raphael Soyer' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    13 x 12 in. (33 x 30.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1943.


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    Provenance

    (Possibly)ACA Gallery, New York.
    Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York.
    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

    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, A Birthday Celebration: Raphael Soyer, exhibition checklist, Washington, D.C., 1979, no. 7.


    Exhibited

    Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, A Birthday Celebration: Raphael Soyer, December 5, 1979-January 20, 1980, no. 7.