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Adolph Gottlieb
BLUE ON BLACK
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 212,500 USD
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15
Adolph Gottlieb
BLUE ON BLACK
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 212,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Curated

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New York

Adolph Gottlieb
1903 - 1974
BLUE ON BLACK
signed and dated 1970
acrylic on paper laid on canvas
24 by 18 7/8 in. 61 by 47.9 cm.
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Provenance

Estate of the Artist
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York
Private Collection, Stockholm
Bukowskis, Stockholm, 5 May 2010, Lot 674
Private Collection
Bukowskis, Stockholm, 16 November 2011, Lot 405
Private Collection, Sweden
Sotheby's, New York, 14 November 2013, Lot 121 (consigned by the above)
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner 

Exhibited

New York, Marlborough Gallery, Adolph Gottlieb: Works on Paper 1970, February - March 1971
Reno, Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, The New York School 1940 - 1960, February - March 1979
Cologne, Galerie Wentzel, Adolph Gottlieb: Bilder, Gouachen, Monotypien, Skulpturen, March - June 1984, illustrated on the cover of the catalogue

Catalogue Note

"I try, through colors, forms, and lines, to express intimate emotions... My paintings can represent an atomic bomb, a sun, or something else altogether: depending on the thinking of whoever is looking at it.”

Adolph Gottlieb

Contemporary Curated

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New York