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    Richard Lindner (1901-1978)
    A Man's Best Friend (A Friend), 1969
    Pencil, ballpoint pen (red and blue), and watercolor on paper
    24-1/4 x 20-3/4 inches (61.6 x 52.7 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: R. Lindner / 69

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection, New York;
    Tylaurian Fine Arts, Bridgehampton, New York;
    Private collection, New York;
    Private collection, New Jersey.

    EXHIBITED:
    Spencer Samuels & Company, Ltd., New York, "Richard Lindner: Fun City Original Watercolors," October 12-November 24, 1971;
    Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, and elsewhere, "Richard Lindner," 1974-1975;
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, "Richard Lindner: A Retrospective Exhibition," May 7-July 3, 1977;
    Fondation Maeght, St. Paul de Vence, and elsewhere, "Richard Lindner," May 12-June 30, 1979;
    Galerie Maeght, Paris, "Lindner/Steinberg-Steinberg/Lindner," October 23-29, 1980;
    Fundacin Juan March, Madrid, and elsewhere, "Richard Lindner," 1998-1999.

    LITERATURE:
    M. Gasser, "Richard Lindner's Fun City," Graphis, 26, no. 152, 1970-71, p. 498;
    Spencer Samuels & Company, Ltd., Richard Lindner: Fun City Original Watercolors, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1971, no. 15, p. 23;
    Musée National d'Art Moderne, Richard Lindner, exhibition catalogue, Paris, 1974, no. 74, p. 8;
    H. Kramer, Richard Lindner, Boston, 1975, p. 93;
    Fondation Maeght, Richard Lindner, exhibition catalogue, Saint-Paul de Vence, 1979, no. 71;
    W. Spies, "Richard Lindner," XXe Siècle, December 1980, p. 122;
    Fundacin Juan March, Richard Lindner, exhibition catalogue, Madrid, 1998, p. 80;
    Fundacin Juan March, Richard Lindner, exhibition catalogue, Madrid, 1998-1999, p. 80;
    W. Spies, ed., Richard Lindner: Catalogue Raisonée of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, New York, 1999, cat. 255, p. 182, illustrated.


    Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000.

    Condition Report*: Framed Dimensions 31.5 X 34.5 Inches
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