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Norman Bluhm

Passing Waterfall

1958

Oil on linen

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127,000 USD

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Description

Norman Bluhm (American, 1921-1999).

This piece is final sale and not eligible for return.

Dimensions
Height: 45 inches / 114.3 cm
Width: 58 inches / 147.32 cm
Depth: 1 inches / 2.54 cm
Frame Height: 46 inches / 116.84 cm
Frame Width: 59 inches / 149.86 cm
Frame Depth: 2 inches / 5.08 cm
Signature

Signed verso NORMAN BLUHM 1958 PASSING WATERFALL.

Provenance

The Vincent Melzac Collection, Washington, D.C.

Estate of Vincent Melzac, Romney, WV.

Exhibition

Central Intelligence Agency Headquarters, Washington, DC (c. 1978–2015).

Baltimore Museum of Art, Loan number L60.50 (sticker on verso).

Corcoran Gallery of Art (sticker on verso).

Literature

Kinsella, E. “Why Won’t the CIA Reveal the Paintings in Its Secret Art Collection?” artnet news (Nov. 19, 2015).

Lewis, D. “The CIA Won’t Reveal What’s in Its Secret Art Collection“ Smithsonian Magazine (Dec. 7, 2015).

Dunne, C. “Why Does the CIA Keep Its Art Collection Secret?” Hyperallergic (Dec. 29, 2015).

Jardonnet, E. “La CIA cultive le secret jusque dans sa collection d’oeuvres d’art” Le Monde (May 1, 2016).

Dunn, C. “A Visit to the CIA’s ‘Secret’ Abstract Art Collection” Hyperallergic (Oct. 20, 2016).

Condition Report
  • Good condition.
Art Period
Post-War
Movement/Style
Abstract
SKU

BRXJX

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