Anthology Film Archives Benefit and Auction
2 March, 2017
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Philip Pearlstein
African Chair, 1980


18 x 22" (45.7 x 55.9 cm)

Framed: 23 x 29" (73.7 x 58.4 cm)

Edition 57 of 125

Estimate: $500 - 1,000

SOLD for $500

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Philip Pearlstein
Title African Chair
Medium Lithograph, ed. 125
Year of Work 1980
Size 16.5 in. x 20.5 in. (42 cm. x 52 cm.)
Sale of. Galerie Bassenge: Saturday, November 29, 1997 [Lot 06416] Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts - Auktion 70
Estimate 1,200 - 1,200 DM (680 - 680 USD)
Sold For 1,100 DM Hammer (623 USD)

artist biography

Philip Pearlstein (b. 1924) is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes. Cited by critics as the pre-eminent figure painter of the 1960s to 2000s, he led a revival in realist art. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus with paintings in the collections of over 70 public art museums. Since the mid-1950s Pearlstein has received several awards, most recently, the National Council of Arts Administrators Visual Artist Award, The Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal from the Artists Fellowship, Inc. Pearlstein is a former President of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1988 he was elected into the National Academy of Design.

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