• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 1107

    Post-War and Contemporary Art (Day Auction)

    14 February 2013, London, King Street

  • Lot 114

    Diane Arbus (b. 1923-1971)

    Woman in a Rose Hat, N.Y.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Diane Arbus (b. 1923-1971)
    Woman in a Rose Hat, N.Y.C.
    signed, titled, numbered and dated '4/75 Woman in a Rose Hat, N.Y.C. 1966 Doon Arbus' (on the reverse)
    gelatin silver print
    image: 14¼ x 14½in. (36.3 x 37cm.)
    sheet: 19 7/8 x 15 7/8in. (50.4 x 40.5cm.)
    Executed in 1966 and printed in 1990, this work is number four from an edition of seventy-five


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    Provenance

    Julie Saul Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1994.


    Pre-Lot Text

    IMAGINATION BECOMES REALITY
    A SELECTION OF WORKS FROM THE GOETZ COLLECTION SOLD TO BENEFIT CHARITY PROJECTS


    Exhibited

    Munich, Sammlung Goetz, Diane Arbus, Nobuyoshi Araki, Nan Goldin, 1997 (illustrated in colour, p. 94).
    Haarlem, Frans Hals Museum, Diane Arbus aus der Sammlung Goetz, München, 2003.
    San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Diane Arbus Revelations, 2003 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 113). This exhibition later travelled to Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts Houston; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Essen, Museum Folkwang Essen and London, Victoria & Albert Museum.
    Bremen, Neues Museum Weserburg, Female Identities? Knstlerinnen der Sammlung Goetz, 2004
    Cardiff, National Museum Cardiff, Diane Arbus, 2009 (another from the edition exhibited).