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Alex Katz

The Yellow House

Alex Katz

Alex Katz

The Yellow House

The Yellow House

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Alex Katz

b. 1927

The Yellow House


titled (on the stretcher)

oil on linen

96¼ by 108¼ in.

243.5 by 276 cm.

Executed in 1985.

This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of light wear and handling visible along the edges and corners, with associated fine hairline cracking along the pull margins and minor pinpoint losses most noticeable along the bottom edge. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.


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. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color 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. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Marlborough Gallery, New York
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Private Collection 
Christie's New York, 16 May 2013, lot 312 
Private Collection, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner 
Ann Beattie, Alex Katz, New York 1987, p. 56, illustrated in color
Vienna, Albertina Museum, Alex Katz: Cartoons and Paintings, 2004 - 2005, no. 8, illustrated in color