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Lot 16: Louis I. Kahn

Est: $3,000 USD - $4,000 USDSold:
PhillipsDecember 17, 2013New York, NY, US

Item Overview


"Cortile of 'Il Gotico' (Palazzo Communale), Piacenza," 1928-1929 Together with a certificate of authenticity from Sue Ann Kahn.


12 x 8 5/8 in. (30.5 x 21.9 cm)

Artist or Maker


Pencil, graphite and ink on paper.


"The Travel Sketches of Louis Kahn," Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, February 10-March 26, 1978 "Drawn from the Source: The Travel Sketches of Louis I. Kahn," Williams College Museum of Art, MA, April 6-June 9, 1996, then traveled to: The Jewish Museum, NY, September 30-December 15, 1996, Art Institute of Chicago, IL, February 14-May 4, 1997


The Travel Sketches of Louis Kahn, exh. cat., Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1978, illustrated p. 41 Jan Hochstim and Vincent Scully, The Paintings and Sketches of Louis I. Kahn, New York, 1991, illustrated cat. no. 83, p. 86


Collection of the artist Sue Ann Kahn Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York Acquired from the above, 2008

Auction Details

The Betty Lee and Aaron Stern Collection

December 17, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

450 West 15 Street, New York, NY, 10011, US