Artwork: Shift
Size: 76 x 76.5 cm
Medium: Emulsion on canvas
Creation year: 1963
Marks: Signed and dated '63 on the side edge; signed, titled and dated 1963 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Victor Musgrave, London; Dr & Mrs Robert J. Fussillo, Atlanta (acquired from the previous in August 1964); Steven Leiber Gallery, San Francisco; Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the previous in 1987); Christie's, London, 30 June 2016, Lot 5 (consigned by the previous); Acquired from the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: London, Gallery One, Bridget Riley, September 1963, n.p., no. 2 (text) Bochum, Städtische Kunstgalerie, Profile III. Englische Kunst der Gegenwart, April - June 1964, n.p., no. 134, illustrated Hanover, Kunstverein; Bern, Kunsthalle Bern; Dusseldorf, Städtische Kunsthalle; Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna; and London, Hayward Gallery, Bridget Riley: Paintings and Drawings 1951-71, November 1970 - September 1971, n.p., no. 17 (text) Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Dallas, Museum of Fine Arts; Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales; Perth, Art Gallery of Western Australia; and Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, Bridget Riley: Works 1959-78, September 1978 - March 1980, p. 17, no. 11, illustrated in colour; London, The Serpentine Gallery, Bridget Riley: Paintings from the 1960s and 70s, June - August 1999, p. 57, no. 6, illustrated in colour; Dusseldorf, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Bridget Riley: Selected Paintings 1961-1999, October 1999 - January 2000, p. 9, illustrated in colour London, Tate Britain, Bridget Riley, June - September 2003, p. 35, no. 5, illustrated in colour; Aarau, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Bridget Riley: Bilder und Zeichnungen 1959-2005, September - November 2005, p. 63, no. 2, illustrated in colour; Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Bridget Riley: Rétrospective, June - September 2008, p. 189, illustrated

Sotheby's London

Date: 2020-02-11
Lot Number: 17