Joseph Cornell - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    ACA Galleries, New York
    Michael Scharf Family Collection (acquired from the above in 1979)
    Christie’s, New York, September 27, 2019, lot 209
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Literature

    William C. Agee, The Scharf Collection: A History Revealed, New York, 2018, p. 173 (illustrated)

236

Die Weisse Frau (La Dame Blanche)

signed and dedicated “for a little girl viewing To Princess Teoblossom to Princess Teoblossom from Joseph Cornell” on the reverse of the inside collage element
metal, oil, printed paper collage and glass in a wood box construction
closed 4 x 9 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (10.2 x 23.5 x 13 cm)
open 2 x 9 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (5.1 x 23.5 x 26.4 cm)

Executed circa 1952.

Estimate
$25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for $28,980

Contact Specialist

Annie Dolan
Specialist, Head of Day Sale, Morning Session
+1 212 940 1288
[email protected]

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 16 November 2022