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Oil on canvas. Featuring an abstract expressionist compositio with broad black lines. Signed KLINE on the lower left corner. Gallery label affixed to verso inscribed HAUSER & ORCHARD GALLERY with inscription underneath Franz Kline oil/canvas 37/50 cm. Stamped 90 K 5 on verso. Evidence of repair on verso. Attributed to Franz Kline (1910-1962, American). 37 x 51 cm (14.5 x 19.5 inches). PROVENANCE: Private European collection


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Franz Kline American Abstract Oil Hauser & Orchard

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Oct 10