Lot 76
  • 76

Kay Sage

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Description

  • Kay Sage
  • I Walk Without Echo
  • Signed Kay Sage and dated '40 (lower left); titled, dated 1940, signed Kay Sage and inscribed 69 Washington Place N.Y.C. (on the stretcher)
  • Oil on canvas

Provenance

The artist
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired from the above in 1940)
Mr. & Mrs. Hugh J. Chisholm, Jr., Hillsborough, California (acquired from the above in 1940)
Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut (a gift of the above in 1966)
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York
Acquired from the above 

Exhibited

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, Kay Sage: Paintings, 1940, no. 2
Catherine Viviano Gallery, New York, Kay Sage Retrospective Exhibition, 1937–1958, 1960, no. 9, illustrated in the catalogue
Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut & traveling, A Tribute To Kay Sage, 1965-66, no. 15
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Kay Sage, 1898–1963, 1977, no. 16
Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut, I Walk Without Echo: The Kay Sage Collection, 2007
Eugene, Oregon, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Masterworks on Loan, 2014

Literature

Edward Alden Jewell, "Diversified Show of Art Are Opened. Washington Artists Hang Their Work at Bignou Gallery" in New York Times, June 4, 1940, p. 21
Stephen Robeson Miller, Kay Sage (1898–1963): Catalogue Raisonné, 1983 (unpublished), no. 35
Judith D. Suther, A House of Her Own: Kay Sage, Solitary Surrealist, Lincoln: Nebraska University Press, 1997
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