Artwork: Ciel
Size: 100 x 73 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Signed 'Stael' (lower right); signed again and dated 'Stael 1953' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Paul Rosenberg, New York (by November 1953); Galerie Philippe Reichenbach, Paris (by November 1956); Sarah Campbell-Blaffer, Houston (acquired from the previous); Cecil 'Titi' Blaffer von Furstenberg, Houston (by descent from the previous); By descent from the previous to the present owners
Exhibition history: New York, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, Nicolas de Stael, May 2013, p. 18, no. 2 (illustrated in color, p. 19; dated 1952)

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Date: 2019-05-13
Lot Number: 54A
Low Estimate: $300000 [+266%]
High Estimate: $500000 [+120%]
Hammer Price: $1100000
Sold For: $1335000