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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 199

    Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953)

    Attacked Worm

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953)
    Attacked Worm
    signed 'Kuniyoshi' (lower left)
    casein on panel
    12 x 20 in. (30.5 x 50.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1951.


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    Provenance

    The Downtown Gallery, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of JACK LAWRENCE


    Literature

    Israel Museum, American Art: Selections from the Jack Lawrence and Walter Myden Collection, no. 46, n.p.
    Fukutake Publishing, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Okayama, Japan, 1989, p. 163, no. 344, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Jerusalem, Israel, The Israel Museum, and elsewhere, American Art: Selections from the Jack Lawrence and Walter Myden Collection, 1969, no. 46.
    Rockville, Maryland, Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, The Lawrence-Myden Collection of American Art, September 7-October 5, 1969, no. 24.
    Los Angeles, California, The Footlighters Child Guidance Clinic, The Lawrence-Myden Collection, n.d.