Please note that the correct provenance for this lot is as follows, and not as stated in the catalogue:
Maccarone Gallery, New York
Private Collection, California
Acquired by the present owner from the above
Please note that the correct measurements for this sculpture are:
33½ x 266¾ in. 86 x 677.5 cm.
Extended width: 62 ½ in. 158.7 cm
Please note that the present work was not illustrated in the following three literature references of 1959 as stated in the catalogue, but was mentioned in the respective texts:
"American Exhibit Scores," The American Weekend, April 18, 1959 (text)
"Peintures Français, Gare à vous! Gottlieb est Là!," La Gazette Lausanne, April 12, 1959 (text)
"Gottlieb," Les Beaux-Arts, April 24, 1959 (text)
Please note the correct title of this work is The Merry Widow.