Lot 136A
  • 136A

ALEX KATZ | Dark Glasses

500,000 - 700,000 USD
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  • Alex Katz
  • Dark Glasses
  • oil on linen
  • 40 by 112 in. 101.6 by 284.5 cm.
  • Executed in 1989.


Marlborough Gallery, New York
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above)
Sotheby‚Äôs, New York, 18 November 1999, Lot 313
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner


Purchase, Neuberger Museum of Art, Facing Reality: Contemporary Realism from the Seavest Collection, September 2003 - February 2004, p. 54
Vero Beach Museum of Art, Face Forward: American Portraits from Sargent to the Present, February - May 2008, p. 24

Catalogue Note

"Ada for me is like Dora Maar to Picasso. But Ada has better shoulders, and could easily be Miss America."
Alex Katz