FRANZ KLINE | COMPOSITION
1910 - 1962
oil on board mounted on Masonite
30 ¼ by 22 in. 76.8 by 55.9 cm.
Executed circa 1950.
Estate of the artist
Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Chicago
David McKee Gallery, New York
Marlborough Gallery, New York
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Christie's, New York, 12 November 2013, Lot 40 (consigned by the above)
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale
Purchase, Neuberger Museum, Franz Kline: Early Works as Signals, September - November 1977, p. 73, no. 95, illustrated, and p. 86 (text) (as Untitled)
Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Fifties: Aspects of Painting in New York, May - September 1980, p. 56, no. 11, illustrated
New York, Rosa Esman Gallery, A Curator's Choice 1942-1963: A Tribute to Dorothy Miller, February - March 1982