Marcel Janco (Romanian/Israeli, 1895-1984) Flight 607 (Flightline), 1950

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Lot 72*
Marcel Janco
(Romanian/Israeli, 1895-1984)
Flight 607 (Flightline), 1950

Sold for £ 26,250 (US$ 34,482) inc. premium
Marcel Janco (Romanian/Israeli, 1895-1984)
Flight 607 (Flightline), 1950
signed 'Janco' (lower left)
oil on canvas
65 x 83cm (25 9/16 x 32 11/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale, Butterfield & Butterfield California, 21 October 1993, lot 2713
    A private collection, USA

    EXHIBITED:
    Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Abstract and Surrealism Paintings, 1955
    Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, New Horizons, 1955
    San Paolo, The Museum of Modern Art, 1953-1954

    LITERATURE:
    M. Mendelson, Marcel Janco, (Massada, 1963) p.110, illustrated
    G. Ballas, New Horizons, (Tel Aviv, 1980) no. 23, illustrated

    "Flying forms, half birds, half machines, cover the skyline in their free and adventurous tour."

    This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, signed by the daughter of the artist, Mrs Dadi Janco, dated 11 January 2011.

    BIBLIOGRAPHY:
    M. Mendelson, Marcel Janco, (Massada, 1963), pp 110-112
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