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Alex Katz

Matthieu

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, USA

Alex Katz

Alex Katz

Matthieu

Matthieu

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Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, USA

Alex Katz

b. 1927

Matthieu


signed and dated 89 (upper right)

oil on board

8⅛ by 24 in.

20.6 by 61 cm.

Executed in 1993.

This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of light handling and wear to the edges. Under close inspection there are a few scattered scuff marks. Under further very close inspection there is a minor pinpoint loss to the pigment at the lower left edge. Under ultraviolet light inspection there is no evidence of restoration. Framed.


Framed dimensions: 9 by 25 in. (22.9 by 63.5 cm.)


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.


PaceWildenstein, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Ken Johnson, "Art In Review: Alex Katz," The New York Times, 9 November 2001, p. 35

Stephen May, "Alex Katz Small Paintings," Antiques and The Arts Weekly, 30 November 2001, pp. 1, 44

Mario Naves, "The Various Alex Katz," The New Criterion, December 2001, pp. 47-49

Peter Plagens, "Alex Katz: Peter Blum/PaceWildenstein/Whitney Museum of American Art, New York," Artforum, December 2001, p. 117

Jonathan Gilmore, "Alex Katz. PaceWildenstein/Whitney Museum of American Art/Whitney Museum at Philip Morris," Tema Celeste, 2002, p. 180

Andover, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art Lobby Gallery & Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris; Kansas City, Missouri, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art; Oklahoma City Art Museum; and Austin Museum of Art, Alex Katz: Small Paintings, 2001 - 2003, p. 84 illustrated