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Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974)
Sea and Tide
signed with initials 'A.G.' (lower left); signed again, titled and dated 'ADOLPH GOTTLIEB 1952 "SEA + TIDE"' (on the reverse)
oil on masonite
11 x 13½ in. (27.9 x 34.3 cm.)
Painted in 1952.
Collection of the artist
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York
Private collection
C&M Arts, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Zurich, André Emmerich Gallery, Adolph Gottlieb, May 1977.
Coral Gables, University of Miami, Lowe Art Museum; Chicago, Terra Museum of American Art; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum and New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, Abstract Expressionism: Other Dimensions (An Introduction to Small Scale Painterly Abstraction in America, 1940-1965, October 1989-December 1990.
Los Angeles, Manny Silverman Gallery, Adolph Gottlieb: Small Images Spanning Four Decades 1938-1973, April-June 1995, p. 4 (illustrated in color).

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There is a larger painting by the same name in the collection of the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation.

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