Helen Lundeberg (American, 1908-1999) Selma, 1957 30 x 24in (76.2 x 61cm)
Lot 9
Helen Lundeberg (1908-1999) Selma (Portrait of the Artist's Mother), 1957 30 x 24in (76.2 x 61cm)
Sold for US$ 68,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
Helen Lundeberg (1908-1999)
Selma (Portrait of the Artist's Mother), 1957
signed and dated 'Lundeberg 57' (center left) and further signed, dated, titled and inscribed with dedication (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
30 x 24in (76.2 x 61cm)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, California
    Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

    EXHIBITED:
    Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles Museum of History, Science and Art, 1957 Annual Exhibition/Artists of Los Angeles and Vicinity, May 22-June 30, 1957, no. 66, p. 15, illus.
    La Jolla, California, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Helen Lundeberg, A Retrospective Exhibition, December 10, 1971-February 13, 1972, no. 29
    Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Helen Lundeberg, A Retrospective Exhibition, January 16-February 18, 1979, no. 7
    San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg-A Retrospective Exhibition, October 2-November 16, 1980, no. 21, p. 59, illus. Traveled to Frederick S. Wight Galleries, University of California, Los Angeles
    Huntington, New York, Heckscher Museum, The Artist's Mother, Portraits and Homages, November 14, 1987-January 3, 1988, no. 10, p. 38, illus. Traveled to The National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
    Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, An 80th Birthday Salute to Helen Lundeberg, October 27, 1988-January 8, 1989, p. 12, illus.
    Fullerton, California, Muckenthaler Art Center, Heroes, Heroines, Idols & Icons, April 22-July 8, 1990
    Oakland, California, The Oakland Museum, A Time and Place: From the Ries Collection of California Painting, December 1, 1990-March 3, 1991, p. 167, illus. Traveled to Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach

    LITERATURE:
    Donahue, Marlena. "Celebrating the Independent Lundeberg." Los Angeles Times, November 3, 1988, part VI, p. 5
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