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Lot 82: MAX WEBER | The Mirror
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
Oil on canvas. Canvas is not lined. SURFACE: in generally good condition; very slight rubbing along edges (wooden backing board was not removed at time of cataloguing). UNDER UV: No apparent inpainting.
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Joseph R. Shapiro
Acquired from the above as a gift, 1961
Dimensions: 28 by 36 inches
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, n.d. (from an old label on the backing)
New York, Whitney Museum of Art, 1942-43 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, 1943, no. 85
Art Institute of Chicago, Fifty-Fourth Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture, 1943, no. 190, pl. 8, illustrated
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, Nineteenth Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, 1945 (from an old label on the backing)
Chicago, Maurice Spertus Museum of Judaica, Jewish Artists of the Twentieth Century, 1976, no. 62, illustrated
Medium: oil on canvas