Alex Katz (b. 1927)
Wet Day 3
oil on linen
72 x 96 in. (182.8 x 243.8 cm.)
Painted in 1971.
Fischbach Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

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Lot Essay

"The optical element is the most important thing to me. That the paintings actually have to do with seeing. It has to do not with what it means but how it appears” (A. Katz, quoted in M. Brehm, Alex Katz, exh. cat., Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Torino, 1999, p. 44)

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