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    AD REINHARDT (American, 1913-1967)
    Untitled (Blue-Purple Painting), 1952
    Oil on canvas
    36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
    Bears inscription
    Includes artist's original painted strip frame

    PROVENANCE:
    Betty Parsons Gallery, New York;
    Galerie Iris Clert, Paris;
    Mrs. Ethel Epstein, New York (acquired from the above in 1963);
    By descent to Alan Emory, son of Ethel Epstein, Virginia, 1966;
    By descent to Marc Emory, son of Alan Emory and grandson of Ethel Epstein, Texas, 2002

    NOTE:
    This work retains artist's original painted strip frame.

    The Ad Reinhardt Foundation has confirmed that this painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work. The inscription on the front of the painting was most likely added at a later date.


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    Estimate: $1,000,000 - $1,500,000.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request, please contact the Fine Arts Department. Framed Dimensions 37.5 X 25.5 Inches
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    31st Saturday
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