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Tiger Lily

Alex Katz-Tiger Lily-1968

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Tiger Lily
Size:
81.3 x 124.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1968
Marks
Signed and dated '68'
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Fischbach Gallery, New York; Private Collection, New York; Sotheby's, New York, May 3, 1989, lot 246; Private Collection, Hampton, New Hampshire; Sotheby's, New York, November 15, 2007, lot 281; Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2013-11-14
Lot Number :
287
Low Estimate :
$100,000[+50%]*
High Estimate :
$150,000[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$150,000
Sold For :
$185,000*
Notes :
In good condition overall; There is evidence of wear and handling to the edges and corners, resulting in hairline craquelure, flaking and paint loss at the extreme edges; Close inspection reveals some scattered areas of hairline craquelure in the areas of dark green paint; There are faint stretcher bar impressions along the sides and in the center, which are visible under raking light; Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is evidence of retouching intermittently along the sides of the canvas, two spots in the right of the orange flower and a few minor spots in the dark green; There are also several scattered spots on the right side of the orange flower that fluoresce brightly under UV but do not appear to be the result of retouching; Framed

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2007-11-15
Lot Number :
281
Low Estimate :
$80,000[+63%]*
High Estimate :
$120,000[+8%]*
Hammer Price :
$130,000
Sold For :
$157,000*