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    William Baziotes (1912-1963)
    The Boudoir, 1944
    Oil on canvas
    35 x 50 inches (88.9 x 127 cm)
    Signed lower right: Baziotes
    Titled verso: The Boudoir

    The artist;
    Art of This Century, New York, acquired from the above;
    Collection of Bernard and Rebecca Reis, New York;
    Collection of Barbara Poe Levee, Los Angeles, California, by descent;
    Private collection, Denver, Colorado, by descent.

    Art of This Century, New York, "Paintings and Drawings by William Baziotes," October 3-21, 1944;
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, "New York School: The First Generation, Paintings of the 1940's and 1950's," June 16-August 1, 1965;
    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, "Peggy Guggenheim's Other Legacy," March 6-May 3, 1987;
    Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, "William Baziotes: Paintings and Drawings, 1934-1962," September 5, 2004-January 9, 2005.

    Maurice Tuchman, New York School: The First Generation, Paintings of the 1940's and 1950's, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1965, p. 57, cat. no.1, illus.;
    Melvin Lader, Peggy Guggenheim's Other Legacy, Guggenheim, New York, 1987, p. 6, no. 6, illus.;
    Michael Preble, William Baziotes: Paintings and Drawings, 1934-1962, Skira Editore, Milan, 2004, p. 43, fig. 6, illustrated in color, and referenced p. 42.

    Condition Report*: Unlined, original canvas; slight buckling to the upper left corner; craquelure throughout, most inherent to the artist's specific techniques and materials used; some flakes of loss, most notably to the upper left corner edge, as well as a few small flecks of loss within the lower half of the work. Framed Dimensions 36 X 51 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    2nd Monday
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