Wheels: Industrial New York
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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist: Yun Gee
Artwork: Wheels: Industrial New York
Size: 214 x 122 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1932
Marks: Labels of Guggenheim Museum, New York, de Young Museum, San Francisco, and Brooklyn Museum affixed to the reverse; Signed in Pinyin
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Collection of the artist's family
Exhibition history: Oakland, The Oakland Museum, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 18 March - 27 April 1980; Brunswick, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 17 October - 23 November 1980; New York, Vanderwoude Tananbaum Gallery, Yun Gee: Early Modernist Paintings 1926-1932, 8 November - 10 December 1983; New York, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Great East River Bridge, 1983; Taipei, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, The Art of Yun Gee, 25 March - 14 June 1992; Guggenheim Museum, venue: Beijing, National Art Museum of China, Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation, 9 February - 5 April 2007; Guggenheim Museum, venue: Shanghai, Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation, 30 May - 30 June 2007; San Francisco, de Young Museum, Asian/ America/ Modern Art: Shifting Currents, 1900-1970, 25 October 2008 - 18 January 2009; Athens, Georgia Museum of Art, Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950, 17 September - 11 December 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong

Date: 2017-09-30
Lot Number: 1017
Low Estimate: $10241000 [+14%]
High Estimate: $15361400 [-23%]
Hammer Price: $11777104
Sold For: $13478063