Lot 108
  • 108

Adolph Gottlieb

Estimate
180,000 - 250,000 USD
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Description

  • Adolph Gottlieb
  • Man Looking at Woman II
  • signed; signed, titled and dated 1949 on the reverse 
  • oil, gouache, tempera and enamel on linen 
  • 48 by 36 in. 121.9 by 91.4 cm.

Provenance

Private Collection, New York
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above by the present owner)

Exhibited

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art; Waltham, Brandeis University, Rose Art Museum, Adolph Gottlieb, February - October 1968
Edmonton Art Gallery; The Vancouver Art Gallery; Calgary, The Contemporain; The Art Gallery of Ontario, Adolph Gottlieb: Pictographs, November 1977 - September 1978
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Pictographs of Adolph Gottlieb, February - March 1987

Literature

Max Kozloff, "Review," The Nation, 4 March 1968

Catalogue Note

"Today, when our aspirations have been reduced to a desperate attempt to escape from evil and times are out of joint, our obsessive, subterranean, and pictographic images are the expression of the neurosis which is our reality."

Adolph Gottlieb

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