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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    William Baziotes (1912-1963)

    Leonardo Da Vinci's Butterfly

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    William Baziotes (1912-1963)
    Leonardo Da Vinci's Butterfly
    signed 'BAZIOTES' (lower left); titled and numbered '#21 LEONARDO DA VINCI'S BUTTERFLY' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    19 x 23 in. (48.3 x 58.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1942.


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    Provenance

    Marlborough Gallery, New York
    Blum Helman Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Exhibited

    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Abstract Expresssionism: The Formative Years, October-December 1978.
    Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, William Baziotes: Paintings and Drawings, 1934-1962, September 2004-January 2005.