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Light Mechanic by FRANZ KLINE

FRANZ KLINE

(AMERICAN, 1910 - 1962)

Light Mechanic , 1960

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

91.97 in. (233.60 cm.) (height) by 67.60 in. (171.70 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated 'FRANZ KLINE '60' (on the reverse); signed again and titled 'LIGHT MECHANIC KLINE' (on the stretcher)

Exhibited:

New York, Union Carbide Company, on loan, 1961. New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, New Paintings by Franz Kline, December 1961, n.p., no. 5 (illustrated). New York, Marlborough Gallery, Masters of the 19th & 20th Centuries, May-June 1983, n.p., no. 23. Cleveland Museum of Art, The Art of Collecting Modern Art, February-March 1986, n.p., fig. 23 (illustrated in color). West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art, on loan, 2001.

Literature:

Franz Kline: Memorial Exhibition, exh. cat., New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, 1963, n.p. (installation view illustrated). “Cleveland Museum of Art Opens Special Exhibition,” Painesville Telegraph, 20 February 1986 (illustrated).

Provenance:

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York Chester Beatty, London, 1962 Marlborough Gallery, New York Asher Edelman, New York Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1985

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