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Lot 188

Franz Kline Attributed: Abstract Composition

Estimate: $6,000 - $12,000

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Franz Kline (American, 1910-1962) Attributed: Abstract Composition. Oil on canvas, signed lower right, framed. There is a customs sticker on the back of the canvas.

Franz Kline, a key figure of abstract expressionism and well known for his black and white paintings, made a powerful contribution to the avant-garde movement. His emphatic, abstract paintings set down with strident confidence exemplify the Action Painting achievements of the Abstract Expressionists.

28.38x19.75 in. canvas, 30.75x22.12 in. frame

Private Collection, Boston, USA; Private Collection, California.

Condition

Aged condition, heavy craquelure throughout the painting.

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