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

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  • Provenance

    The Estate of Steve Wheeler
    Snyder Fine Art, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1997

  • Exhibited

    The Art Institute of Chicago, The Twenty-second International Exhibition of Water Colors, May 13–August 22, 1943, no. 447
    New York, Snyder Fine Art, Steve Wheeler: Formative Years 1938-1942, September–October, 1997
    Montclair Museum of Art, Steve Wheeler: The Oracle Visiting the 20th Century, September 28, 1997—January 4, 1998, no. 20, pp. 32, 46 (illustrated, p. 32; erroneously labeled as oil on canvas)

  • Literature

    Roberta Smith, “Art View: Reclaiming a Long-Lost Loner,” The New York Times, October 19, 1997

160

The Jewel Thief

signed “Wheeler” lower right
gouache on paper
20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66 cm)
Executed in 1942.

Estimate
$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $37,800

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