Omens of Spring
Artwork: Omens of Spring
Size: 172.7 x 233.7 cm
Medium: Oil, gouache, tempera and casein on canvas
Creation year: 1950
Marks: Signed 'Adolph Gottlieb' (lower right); signed, titled, stamped with the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Inc. stamp and dated 'Adolph Gottlieb "" 1950' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York; Knoedler & Company, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1981
Exhibition history: New York, Kootz Gallery, Gottlieb-New Paintings, January 1951, no. 7. ; New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Adolph Gottlieb Pictographs, 1941-1953, March-April 1979, fig. 11 (illustrated in color). ; Omaha, Joslyn Art Museum; Phoenix Art Museum; Manchester, Currier Museum of Art and Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Adolph Gottlieb Paintings 1921-1956, May 1979-June 1980, pp. 46-47 and 66, no. 28 (illustrated). ; Roslyn, Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, The Abstract Expressionists and Their Precursors, January-March 1981, pp. 40 and 42, no. 34 (illustrated).

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Date: 2016-05-10
Lot Number: 32
Low Estimate: $2000000 [+0%]
High Estimate: $3000000 [-33%]
Hammer Price: $2000000
Sold For: $2405000