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Third Avenue

Franz Kline-Third Avenue-1954

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Third Avenue
Size:
96.5 x 63.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1954
Marks
Signed and dated 'FRANZ KLINE '54' (on the reverse); titled '3rd AVENUE' (on the stretcher)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Abby and B.H. Friedman, New York; Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 08 November 1989, lot 31; Private collection, Japan; Acquavella Contemporary Art, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1998
Exhibition History :
XXVIII Venice Biennale, June-October 1956, p. 43; New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Franz Kline: Memorial Exhibition, December 1963, n.p., no. 3 (illustrated); Barcelona, Fundacio Antoni Tapies; London, Whitechapel Gallery; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia; Saarbrucken, Saarland Museum, Franz Kline: Art and the Structure of Identity, March 1994-February 1995, pp. 83 and 198, no. 24, (illustrated in color)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-05-17
Lot Number :
35 B
Low Estimate :
$3,000,000[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$5,000,000[-46%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,700,000
Sold For :
$3,252,500*