May 02, 2024 - Sale 2667

Sale 2667 - Lot 52

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000

Ink, gouache, and collage on gray paper, c. 1945. 230x305 mm; 9x12 inches.

Provenance: The artist; The Judith Rothschild Foundation, Philadelphia; Private collection, Chicago.

1945 was a pivitol year for Judith Rothschild. After graduating from Wellesley College in June of 1943, she continued her art studies with Reginald Marsh at The Art Students League and honed her concepts in abstraction in Hans Hofmann's New York art classes. In 1945 Rothschild joined Jane Street Gallery and was given a one-woman exhibition which opened in December of that year and featured her recent oils and gouaches. She would join and begin exhibiting with the American Abstract Artists group in 1946.