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Property of a Private American Collector

David Park

Surf Bathers

This lot has been withdrawn

Lot Details


Property of a Private American Collector

David Park

1911 - 1960

Surf Bathers

signed Park. and dated -56 (lower right)

oil on canvas 

47 ¾ by 52 in. 121.3 by 132.1 cm.

Executed in 1956.




1911 - 1960年




47 ¾ x 52 英寸;121.3 x 132.1 公分


Please note this lot has been withdrawn.
Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., New York (acquired directly from the artist in 1956)
Terry DeLapp Galleries, Los Angeles
J. Welles Henderson, Philadelphia (acquired from the above in 1980)
Sotheby's New York, 15 May 2008, lot 182 (consigned by the above)
Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco 
Acquired from the above in 2008 by the present owner
"Hits Jackpot: Berkeley Painters Sell 11 Works to Art Collection," Oakland Tribune, 21 June 1956, p. 39E, illustrated (incorrectly titled Nudes in the Surf)
Michael Brenson, "Art: Show Focuses on David Park," The New York Times, 6 September 1985, p. C19 (text) 
Nancy Boas, David Park: A Painter's Life, Los Angeles 2012, pp. 187, 304 (text)
John Seed, "'Interiors and Places': David Park, Richard Diebenkorn and Elmer Bischoff at Hackett/Mill," HuffPost, 1 February 2015, online, illustrated in color (in installation)