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ADOLPH GOTTLIEB | UNTITLED

Estimate:

100,000 to - 150,000 USD

ADOLPH GOTTLIEB | UNTITLED

ADOLPH GOTTLIEB | UNTITLED

Estimate:

100,000 to - 150,000 USD

Lot sold:

100,000

USD

ADOLPH GOTTLIEB

1903 - 1974

UNTITLED


signed

pastel on paper

sheet: 24 by 18 in. 61 by 45.7 cm.

framed: 31½ by 25½ in. 80 by 64.8 cm.

Executed in 1949.


This work is being offered for sale from the online catalogue. Prospective buyers may contact Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department at ctpdaysale@sothebys.com with inquiries. Please note that Sotheby’s shippers must be used for delivery to the successful purchaser. 

This work is in very good condition overall. There are artist pinholes at the four corners and an ⅛ inch repaired tear located along the extreme left edge, 1¾ inches from the upper left corner. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat intermittently along the edges. Framed under glass. 


This work is being offered for sale from the online catalogue. Prospective buyers may contact Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department at ctpdaysale@sothebys.com with inquiries. Please note that Sotheby’s shippers must be used for delivery to the successful purchaser.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Estate of the artist

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc., New York

Suzanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham

B.C. Holland Gallery, Inc., Chicago

Private Collection, Chicago (acquired from the above)

Sotheby's, New York, 15 November 2006, Lot 123

Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above sale)

Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 2012, Lot 145

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2012

New York, Hollis Taggart Galleries, Pathways and Parallels: Roads to Abstract Expressionism, April - May 2007, p. 57, illustrated in color

Chicago, KN Gallery, Works on Paper from Marin to Mehretu, May - July 2008

New York, Barbara Mathes Gallery, Master Drawings in New York, January - February 2011

San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery, Four Decades: Drawings and Works on Paper, May - June 2014

San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery, Botánica (curated by Todd Von Ammon), July - August 2017