11 February 2009,
Price realised USD 27,500
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
Dietz Edzard (1893-1963)
Au premier balcon
signed 'D. Edzard' (lower left)
oil on canvas
15 x 21½ in. (38.1 x 54.6 cm.)
Painted in 1948
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Christine Goodwin has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Julian Levi, Chicago (acquired circa 1950).
By descent from the above to the present owners.
D. Edzard and G. Muehsam, D. Edzard, New York, 1948 (illustrated, pl. 101).
A closer look at a movement from the early 20th century that continues to influence contemporary art
View works by Monet, Degas, Picasso, Magritte and more, which are offered on 27 February as Christie’s London presents two exceptional sales for 20th Century Week
Specialist Allegra Bettini explains the terms every buyer should know, from tack holes to foxing and craquelure
An expert introduction to the genre — illustrated with standout works from the Stanford Z. Rothschild, Jr. Collection, offered in New York in November
We profile the major Middle Eastern artists who are among those to have generously donated works to the Syri-Arts Auction at Christie’s on 7 March
An exclusive video tour of the homes from Manhattan to Maine, with further insights from family historian Peter J. Johnson