View 1 of Lot 206. FRANZ KLINE | STUDY FOR WASHINGTON WALL PAINTING.
View 1 of Lot 206. FRANZ KLINE | STUDY FOR WASHINGTON WALL PAINTING.
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FRANZ KLINE | STUDY FOR WASHINGTON WALL PAINTING

Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson

FRANZ KLINE | STUDY FOR WASHINGTON WALL PAINTING

FRANZ KLINE | STUDY FOR WASHINGTON WALL PAINTING

Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 USD

Lot sold:

175,000

USD

Property from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson

FRANZ KLINE

1910 - 1962

STUDY FOR WASHINGTON WALL PAINTING


signed

oil, paper collage and masking tape on paper mounted to board

5¼ by 25¾ in. 13.3 by 65.4 cm.

framed: 12⅝ by 30¼ in. 32.1 by 76.8 cm.

Executed in 1959.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Berkson, New York (acquired from the above in October 1960)

Martha Jackson Gallery, New York

Collection of Philip Bessine, Florida

David McKee Gallery, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1976

Kenneth Baker, "Borrowed Glory," San Francisco Chronicle, 5 October 2000, p. E3

New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, New Paintings by Franz Kline, March - April 1960, cat. no. 7, illustrated

Washington D.C., Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Franz Kline Memorial Exhibition, November - December 1962, cat. no. 83

Washington D.C., The Phillips Collection; Houston, Rice University, The Institute for the Arts; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Seattle Art Museum, Franz Kline: The Color Abstractions, February - November 1979, cat. no. 22, pp. 45 and 71, illustrated in color

Cincinnati Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Vital Gesture: Franz Kline in Retrospect, November 1985 - June 1986, fig. 118, p. 122, illustrated in color

Stanford University Museum, Twentieth-Century Drawings from the Anderson Collection: Auguste Rodin to Elizabeth Murray, November 1988 - February 1989, cat. no. 25, p. 30

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000 - January 2001, cat. no. 153, p. 371