Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Fall 2021

Sat, Nov 6, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 168

Hilla Rebay Abstract Painting

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Hilla Rebay (1890-1967)
Marking(s); notes: signed, marking(s); 1945
Country of origin; materials: American; oil on canvas
Dimensions (H, W, D): 43.5"h, 36.5"w; 48.75"h, 41.75"w frame
Additional Information: Work is titled "Intensity." Gallery and museum labels to reverse: Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York, New York | The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York. Provenance: Private Collection, New York & Palm Beach. In the late 1980s, the couple worked with Sid Deutsch Gallery to acquire a collection totalling around forty works by Hilla Rebay, Rudolf Bauer and Rolph Scarlett and others from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Their collection represented in this auction also includes large canvases by Paul Jenkins and Natwar Bhavsar.

Fall 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, November 6th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session I)
Saturday, November 6th: Editions & Photography (Session II)
Sunday, November 7th: Branded Luxury & The Henry Torres Collection (Session III)

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good, some spots of craquelure and small scuffs, indentation at central right edge, undulation in corners (condition of art only)

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