29 June 2000
Ronald B. Kitaj (b. 1933)
signed, titled and dated 'The Messianist 1985 Kitaj' (on the overlap)
oil on canvas
717/8 x 24in. (182.7 x 61cm.)
Painted in 1985
Frederick R. Weisman, California.
Marlborough Gallery, New York.
Marlborough Fine Art, London (38611.1).
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London, Marlborough Gallery, R. B. Kitaj: Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, 1985-1986, no. 79 (illustrated p. 81). This exhibition later travelled to New York, Marlborough Gallery.
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