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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 279

    Wols (1913-1951)

    Untitled No. 3

    Price Realised  

    Wols (1913-1951)
    Untitled No. 3
    signed 'WOLS' (lower right)
    watercolour, pen and ink on paper
    10¼ x 14½in. (26.2 x 37cm.)


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    Provenance

    Kay Boyle, Mill Valley (acquired directly from the artist circa 1942).
    G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 24 March 1966, lot 87.
    Anon. sale, Ivey-Selkirk St. Louis, 21 May 2006, lot 396.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot has the following additional provenance and exhibition history:

    Kay Boyle, Mill Valley (acquired directly from the artist circa 1942).
    New York, Betty Parsons Gallery, 1942.
    New York, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, 1959.


    Exhibited

    New York, Betty Parsons Gallery, 1942.
    New York, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, 1959.