• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)

    Rodozahari Watercolour

    Price Realised  

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    Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)
    Rodozahari Watercolour
    signed and dated 'Steinberg 1974' (lower right)
    watercolour, pencil, crayon and rubber stamp on paper
    29 7/8 x 39½in. (75.6 x 100.4cm.)
    Executed in 1974


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    Provenance

    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York.
    Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1993.


    Literature

    H. Rosenberg, Saul Steinberg, New York 1978 (illustrated in colour, p. 169).


    Exhibited

    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Art about Art, July-September 1978.
    Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Das Stilleben im 20. Jahrhundert, October 1978-February 1979, no. 104 (illustrated).
    Basel, Galerie Beyeler, New York on Paper, June-October 1993.