Lot 105
  • 105

Adolph Gottlieb

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50,000 - 70,000 USD
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Description

  • Adolph Gottlieb
  • Calligraphy
  • signed and dated 1970
  • acrylic on paper
  • 40 by 30 1/8 in. 101.6 by 76.5 cm.

Provenance

Marlborough Gallery, New York
Dunkelman Gallery, Toronto
Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Exhibited

New York, Marlborough Gallery, Adolph Gottlieb: Works on Paper 1970, February - March 1971

Catalogue Note

"The later paintings are continuous with the field paintings but move from the monumental to the lyrical. The scale of the field does not diminish in the 70s, but the forms in the field are often smaller in relation to the whole than before. They convey an impression of mobility, as they flare and fade. Gottlieb's color was always varied and subtle apart from his black-and-red paintings, but it is freshly delicate in the late work."

Lawrence Alloway in Sanford Hirsch and Mary David MacNaughton, Eds., Adolph Gottlieb: A Retrospective, New York 1981, pp. 61-62 

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