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Alice Neel
BLACK SPANISH-AMERICAN FAMILY
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 723,000 USD
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169
Alice Neel
BLACK SPANISH-AMERICAN FAMILY
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 723,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alice Neel
1900 - 1984
BLACK SPANISH-AMERICAN FAMILY
signed
oil on Masonite
30 by 22 in. 76.2 by 55.9 cm.
Executed in 1950.
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Provenance

Estate of the artist
Victoria Miro, London
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 2004)
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2011

Exhibited

New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Alice Neel: The Years in Spanish Harlem 1938-1961, February - March 1994
Philadelphia Museum of American Art; The Denver Art Museum, Alice Neel: A Retrospective, June 2000 - December 2001
London, Victoria Miro, Alice Neel: A Chronicle of New York 1950-1976, June - July 2004
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; London, Whitechapel Gallery; Moderna Miseet Malmö, Alice Neel: Painted Truths, March 2010 - January 2011, pp. 220-221, illustrated in color
New York, David Zwirner Gallery; London, Victoria Miro, Alice Neel: Uptown, February - July 2017, pp. 63 and 135, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"They unconsciously assume their most characteristic pose, which in a way involves all their character and social standing – what the world has done to them and their retaliation. And then I compose something around that."
Alice Neel

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