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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 99

    Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

    Study of Movement, Composition #7

    Price Realised  

    Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
    Study of Movement, Composition #7
    signed and dated with the artist's device 'Drewes/31 34' (lower right)--signed again and inscribed 'W. Drewes mural study of movement N.7.' (on the stretcher)--dated again with the artist's device and inscribed 'Comp-No 7' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    25½ x 51½ in. (64.8 x 130.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Barbara Rose, New York.
    Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York.
    Andrew Crispo Gallery, Inc., New York.
    Sotheby's, New York, 3 December 1987, lot 325.
    Acquired by the late owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE


    Exhibited

    New York, Andrew Crispo Gallery, American Masters of the 20th Century, December 1984-January 1985.