Germann Auctionhouse Zurich
Lot 29 / Modern and Contemporary ArtNovember 17, 2008 19:00

Lot 29

Riley Bridget, 1931 (GB)

Dauphin, 1982

Oil on canvas.
H 1670 mm W 1440 mm D 50 mm.

Verso signed, dated and titled. Re-signed on stretcher, dated and titled. Additionally signed and dated on the side.

CHF700'000 / 1'000'000
EUR600'000 / 900'000
USD750'000 / 1'100'000

Hammer Price: CHF 500'000

Provenance: Jeffrey Hoffeld & Co. Inc., New York;
Significant Swiss property, acquired 1986.

Exhibition: Aargauer Kunsthaus Aarau, Das Gedächtnis der Malerei, 27. August - 19. November 2000.

Literature: Sibylle Omlin, Beat Wismer. Das Gedächtnis der Malerei, Ein Lesebuch zur Malerei im 20. Jahrhundert.
Cologne, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2000.
Page 260 (full page color illustration).