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    Sale 1942

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    18 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    WILLIAM S. SCHWARTZ (1896-1977)

    'UTOPIA'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    WILLIAM S. SCHWARTZ (1896-1977)
    'Utopia'
    oil on canvas
    45 x 76 in. (114.3 x 193 cm.)
    signed, titled, inscribed and dated Wm. S. Schwartz; Utopia (dedicated to Romain Roland) by Willliam S. Schwartz/Chicago/1924


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    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Christie's, New York, 12 June 1993, lot 338.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE PINHAS COLLECTION, LOS ANGELES


    Literature

    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, The Paintings, Drawings and Lithographs of William S. Schwartz, New York, 1984, pp. 10, 11, and 19.


    Exhibited

    Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Twenty-Eighth Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, no. 166, 1924. Detroit, Temple Beth-El, Fourth Annual Exhibition of Jewish Artists, 1925. Los Angeles, Los Angeles Museum, First Pan-American Exhibition of Painting, no. 208, 1925-1926. Various locations, The Art Institute of Chicago; The Art Institue of Milwaukee; The Madison Art Association; The Oshkosh Public Museum; The Kansas City Art Institute, One-Man Exhibition by William S. Schwartz, 1926-1927.