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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993)

    Still Life with Book

    Price Realised  


    Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993)
    Still Life with Book
    signed with initials and dated 'RD 58' (lower left); signed again and dated again 'R DIEBENKORN 1958' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    17 x 19 in. (43.2 x 48.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1958.

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    The present work will be included in the forthcoming Richard Diebenkorn Catalogue raisonné under number RD 1242.


    Poindexter Gallery, New York
    Harold M. Fondren, New York
    David Steinmetz, Corona del Mar
    John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
    Private collection, San Francisco
    Paul Sack, San Francisco, acquired from the above
    John Beggruen Gallery, San Francisco
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1993

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Distinguished Bay Area Collection


    New York, Museum of Modnern Art, Contemporary American Still Life, 1966, no. 9.
    Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery and The Oakland Museum of Art, Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings 1943-1976, November 1976-January 1977, p. 68, no. 35 (illusatrated).
    San Francisco, John Beggruen Gallery, The Collectors' Perspective: American and European Paintings and Drawings from Private Collections, September-October 1993.