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Alex Katz (b. 1927)
BOY WITH ORANGE HAT 5, 1974
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 48,000 USD
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445
Alex Katz (b. 1927)
BOY WITH ORANGE HAT 5, 1974
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 48,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alex Katz (b. 1927)
BOY WITH ORANGE HAT 5, 1974
oil on masonite; signed and dated '74'; signed and dated '74' on the reverse
Masonite: 9 by 12 in. (22.9 by 30.5 cm.); Framed: 10 by 12 7/8 in. (25.4 by 32.7 cm.)
Executed in 1974, this work is a study for 'Vincent with Radio' (1974), which is in the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Provenance

Marlborough Gallery, New York
Robert Miller Gallery, Inc., New York
Michael H Lord Gallery, Milwaukee
Sotheby's, New York, 10 September 2008, Lot 128
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

'Boy With Orange Hat 5' encapsulates Alex Katz's signature colorful, bold portraiture in an intimate scale.  Katz has returned to the orange hat on several different subjects throughout his career.  The present work is the a study for 'Vincent with Radio,' 1974, which is in the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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