Lot 445
  • 445

Alex Katz (b. 1927)

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 USD
Sold
48,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Alex Katz (b. 1927)
  • Boy With Orange Hat 5, 1974
  • oil on masonite
oil on masonite; signed and dated '74'; signed and dated '74' on the reverse

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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