Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 28. ALEX KATZ | THE RED BAND.

Property from a Distinguished Private European Collection


Auction Closed

October 29, 12:08 AM GMT


1,800,000 - 2,500,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Distinguished Private European Collection


b. 1927


oil on linen

78 by 144 in. 198.1 by 365.8 cm.

Executed in 1978. 

Please refer to the digital catalogue for updated provenance. Please note this lot is subject to a guarantee and an irrevocable bid.

Marlborough Gallery, New York

Paul J. Schupf, New York (acquired from the above)

Charles Saatchi, London

Private Collection, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above in 2005

Irving Sandler, Alex Katz, New York 1979, illustrated in color on the cover (dust jacket)

Exh. Cat., Hamilton, Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Alex Katz: Process and Development, Small Paintings from the Collection of Paul J. Schupf '58, 1984, p. 25 (text)

Carter Ratcliff, Robert Storr, Iwona Blazwick and Barry Schwabsky, Eds., Alex Katz, New York 2005, p. 202 (text), and pp. 204-205, illustrated in color

Exh. Cat., New York, The Jewish Museum, Alex Katz Paints Ada, 2006, p. 102 (text)

Exh. Cat., Calabria, Italy, Museo delle Arti di Catanzaro, Alex Katz: Reflections, April - September 2009, p. 26, illustrated in color (detail)

H. Harvard Aranson, Elizabeth Mansfield, Eds., History of Modern Art, New Jersey 2010, pp. 645-46, and 820 (text)

New York, Marlborough Gallery, Alex Katz, March 1980, p. 17, no. 16, illustrated in color

Waterville, Maine, Colby College Museum of Art; and Brunswick, Maine, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Alex Katz: An Exhibition Featuring Works from the Collection of Paul J. Schupf, July - October 1985, p. 21, no. 11 (text) (exhibited at Colby College, Waterville location only)

London, The Saatchi Gallery, Alex Katz: Twenty Five Years of Painting, January - April 1998, p. 14 (text), p. 43, illustrated, p. 44, illustrated (detail), and pp. 112-13, illustrated in color

Madrid, Galería Javier López, Alex Katz: Once In A Lifetime, November 2010 - March 2011, pp. 8, 164, illustrated in color (detail), pp. 11, 133, 157, illustrated, pp. 50-51, illustrated in color, and pp. 150-51, illustrated in color (installed in the exhibition Alex Katz: Once In A Lifetime, Galería Javier López, Madrid, 2011)