Jan 27, 2022 - Sale 2593

Sale 2593 - Lot 78

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500

JOSEPH SOLMAN (1909-2008)

New York Nocturne, Sixth Avenue.
Gouache on black wove paper. 262x365 mm; 10 1/4x14 3/8 inches. Initialed twice in ink and gouache, lower right recto and titled in white pencil verso. 1936.

Provenance: A.M. Adler Fine Arts, Inc., New York, with the label; Collection of Sidney Paul Schectman and Helen Schectman, New York; sold Swann Galleries, New York, June 14, 2014, sale 2354, lot 178; private collection, New York.

Exhibited: Cornell Collects: A Celebration of American Art from the Collections of Alumni and Friends, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York, August 21-November 4, 1990, number 134, with the label.

Sidney Paul Schectman was the co-owner of Mercury Galleries, New York and was instrumental in exhibiting The Ten, a group of New York Expressionist painters (also called the "Whitney Dissenters," including Ben-Zion, Ilya Bolotowsky, David Burliuk, Earl Kerkam, Mark Rothko, Louis Shanker, and Joseph Solman in the mid to late 1930s.