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Franz Kline

Nude Self-Portrait

signed with the artist’s initials


ink and graphite on paper

sheet: 11¾ by 8⅜ in. 29.8 by 21.3 cm.

framed: 20 by 17½ in. 50.8 by 44.5 cm.

Executed circa 1938-39.

Price upon request

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Franz Kline
Nude Self-Portrait

signed with the artist’s initials


ink and graphite on paper

sheet: 11¾ by 8⅜ in. 29.8 by 21.3 cm.

framed: 20 by 17½ in. 50.8 by 44.5 cm.

Executed circa 1938-39.
Provenance

Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York

The Williams Collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma (acquired from the above)

Christie’s, New York, September 23, 2003, lot 16 (consigned by the above)

Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Exhibition

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Franz Kline 1910-1962, October 1968 - May 1969, no. 4, listed (also travelled to Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; San Francisco Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago)

Allentown Museum of Art, Franz Kline: Coal and Steel, October 2012 - January 2013

Literature

Exh. Cat., Cincinnati Art Museum (and travelling), The Vital Gesture: Franz Kline, 1985, no. 4, pp. 12-13, illustrated (incorrectly titled Self Portrait, Nude and incorrectly dated mid-1940s)