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executed in 1932labels of Guggenheim Museum, New York, de Young Museum, San Francisco, and Brooklyn Museum affixed to the reverse
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medium

Oil on canvas

creator

Zhu, Yun Gee

condition

The work has recently been cleaned, and overall in very good condition. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

dimensions

214 by 122 cm; 84 1/4  by 48 in.

exhibition

New York, Museum of Modern Art, Murals by American Painters and Photographers, 3 - 31 May 1932 Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Murals by American Painters and Photographers, 8 - 28 October 1932 Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Institute, Murals by American Painters and Photographers, 1 - 30 November 1932 Dallas, Dallas Art Association, Murals by American Painters and Photographers, 1 - 31 January 1933 San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Murals by American Painters and Photographers, 14 February - 26 March 1933 Hagerstown, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Murals by American Painters and Photographers, 11 - 30 April 1933 Jersey City, The Jersey City Museum, An exhibition of the Work of Yun Gee, 5 - 26 January 1948 New York, Gudenzi Galleria, Oil Paintings by Yun Gee, 4 December 1962 - 30 January 1963 New York, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, Yun Gee, 7 - 31 May 1968 Storrs, The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 13 October - 18 November 1979 Greensboro, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 10 February - 9 March 1980 Oakland, The Oakland Museum, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 18 March - 27 April 1980 Brunswick, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, The Paintings of Yun Gee, 17 October - 23 November 1980 New York, Vanderwoude Tananbaum Gallery, Yun Gee: Early Modernist Paintings 1926-1932, 8 November - 10 December 1983 New York, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Great East River Bridge, 1983 Taipei, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, The Art of Yun Gee, 25 March - 14 June 1992 Guggenheim Museum, venue: Beijing, National Art Museum of China, Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation, 9 February - 5 April 2007 Guggenheim Museum, venue: Shanghai, Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation, 30 May - 30 June 2007 San Francisco, de Young Museum, Asian/ America/ Modern Art: Shifting Currents, 1900-1970, 25 October 2008 - 18 January 2009 Athens, Georgia Museum of Art, Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950, 17 September - 11 December 2016

literature

Murals by American Painters and Photographers, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1932, p. 26 D. Stephen Pepper and John Ferren ed., Yun Gee, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, 1968 Diane Cochrane, Yun Gee: Forgotten Synchromist Painter, American Artist, 1974, January Issue, p. 50 Joyce Brodsky ed., The Paintings of Yun Gee, The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1979, p. 33 The Art of Yun Gee, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei,1992, p. 121 Yun-Gee, Lin & Keng Gallery, Taipei, 1995, p. 11 Anthony W Lee ed., Yun Gee: Poetry, Writings, Art, Memories, University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 2003, p. 23 Richard Haw, The Brooklyn Bridge: A Cultural History, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, 2005, p. 85 Joyce Brodsky , Experience of Passage: The Paintings of Yun Gee and Li-lan, University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 2008, p. 35 Asian/American/Modern Art: Shifting Currents, 1900 - 1970, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco and University of California Press, California, 2008, p. 34 & 92 Richard Haw, Art of the Brooklyn Bridge: A Visual History, Routledge, New York and UK, 2008, p. 154 Gu Yue, World Famous Artists: Yungee Chu, Hebei Publishing Media Group, Beijing, 2014, p. 25

provenance

Collection of the artist's family

signedDate

Signed in Pinyin

artist_range_end

1963

artist_range_start

1906

consignmentDesignation

Property from the family of the artist

creator_nationality_dates

1906-1963


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