Alfred Jensen

American, 1903–1981

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American, 1903–1981

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$22,500
Warm and Cold Polarities, 1903-1981
Sold on Sep 27, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
96.5 x 63.2 cm
Realized Price
$22,500
Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) Warm and Cold Polarities signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'Title: Warm and Cold Polarities Alfred Jensen 284 East 10th. ST 1958' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 38 1/8 x 24 7/8 in. (96.5 x 63.2 cm.) Painted in 1958.
Warm and Cold Polarities, 1903-1981
oil on canvas
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
$22,500
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Painting
96.5 x 63.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$22,500
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) Warm and Cold Polarities signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'Title: Warm and Cold Polarities Alfred Jensen 284 East 10th. ST 1958' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 38 1/8 x 24 7/8 in. (96.5 x 63.2 cm.) Painted in 1958.
$47,500
Prismatic Magic, 1980-1981
Sold on Sep 27, 2019
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Painting
quadriptych—oil on canvas
75.6 x 273.7 cm
Realized Price
$47,500
Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) Prismatic Magic signed 'alfred jensen' (lower right of the leftmost element); numbered consecutively and dated '#1-4 1980' (lower right of each element); signed again, inscribed, titled, numbered consecutively and dated again '"Prismatic Magic" Painted by Alfred J. Jensen in 1981' (on the reverse of the rightmost element) quadriptych—oil on canvas overall: 29 ¾ x 107 ¾ in. (75.6 x 273.7 cm.) Painted in 1980-1981.
Prismatic Magic, 1980-1981
quadriptych—oil on canvas
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
$47,500
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Painting
75.6 x 273.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$47,500
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) Prismatic Magic signed 'alfred jensen' (lower right of the leftmost element); numbered consecutively and dated '#1-4 1980' (lower right of each element); signed again, inscribed, titled, numbered consecutively and dated again '"Prismatic Magic" Painted by Alfred J. Jensen in 1981' (on the reverse of the rightmost element) quadriptych—oil on canvas overall: 29 ¾ x 107 ¾ in. (75.6 x 273.7 cm.) Painted in 1980-1981.
$47,500
New York's Magic Up and Down, 1903-1981
Sold on Feb 28, 2019
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Painting
oil and wax crayon on paper laid down on canvas
74.2 x 53 cm
Realized Price
$47,500
Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) New York's Magic Up and Down signed, titled and dated 'alfred jensen 1959. Title: "New York's Magic Up and Down"' (lower edge) oil and wax crayon on paper laid down on canvas 29 ¼ x 20 7/8 in. (74.2 x 53 cm.) Executed in 1959.
New York's Magic Up and Down, 1903-1981
oil and wax crayon on paper laid down on canvas
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
$47,500
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Painting
74.2 x 53 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$47,500
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) New York's Magic Up and Down signed, titled and dated 'alfred jensen 1959. Title: "New York's Magic Up and Down"' (lower edge) oil and wax crayon on paper laid down on canvas 29 ¼ x 20 7/8 in. (74.2 x 53 cm.) Executed in 1959.
$43,750
Warm and Cold Polarities, 1903-1981
Sold on Feb 28, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
96.5 x 63.2 cm
Realized Price
$43,750
Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) Warm and Cold Polarities signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'Title: Warm and Cold Polarities Alfred Jensen 284 East 10th. ST 1958' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 38 1/8 x 24 7/8 in. (96.5 x 63.2 cm.) Painted in 1958.
Warm and Cold Polarities, 1903-1981
oil on canvas
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
$43,750
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Artwork Info
Painting
96.5 x 63.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$43,750
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) Warm and Cold Polarities signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'Title: Warm and Cold Polarities Alfred Jensen 284 East 10th. ST 1958' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 38 1/8 x 24 7/8 in. (96.5 x 63.2 cm.) Painted in 1958.
No artwork image
$325,000
HEAVEN, EARTH
Sold on Nov 15, 2018
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Painting
oil on canvas, in 2 parts
101.6 by 265.4 cm
Realized Price
$325,000
Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
each signed, titled and dated 76 on the reverse oil on canvas, in 2 parts each: 40 by 52 in. 101.6 by 138.1 cm. overall: 40 by 104 1/2 in. 101.6 by 265.4 cm.
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HEAVEN, EARTH
oil on canvas, in 2 parts
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
$325,000
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Painting
101.6 by 265.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$325,000
Description
each signed, titled and dated 76 on the reverse oil on canvas, in 2 parts each: 40 by 52 in. 101.6 by 138.1 cm. overall: 40 by 104 1/2 in. 101.6 by 265.4 cm.
$87,500
Interval in Six Scales-Per,III, 1903-1981
Sold on Sep 27, 2018
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
127.3 x 91.8 cm
Realized Price
$87,500
Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2018
Christie's
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) _Interval in Six Scales-Per,III_ signed, titled and dated 'Title: Interval In Six Scales -Per,III. Painted by Alfred Jensen in 1963.' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 50 1/8 x 36 1/8 in. (127.3 x 91.8 cm.) Painted in 1963.
Interval in Six Scales-Per,III, 1903-1981
oil on canvas
Sep 27, 2018
Christie's
$87,500
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Painting
127.3 x 91.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$87,500
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) _Interval in Six Scales-Per,III_ signed, titled and dated 'Title: Interval In Six Scales -Per,III. Painted by Alfred Jensen in 1963.' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 50 1/8 x 36 1/8 in. (127.3 x 91.8 cm.) Painted in 1963.
No artwork image
$87,500
THE GREAT SYNTHESIS
Sold on Sep 25, 2018
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on linen
111.8 by 137.2 cm
Realized Price
$87,500
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 1961 on the reverse oil on linen 44 by 54 in. 111.8 by 137.2 cm.
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THE GREAT SYNTHESIS
oil on linen
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
$87,500
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Painting
111.8 by 137.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$87,500
Description
signed, titled and dated 1961 on the reverse oil on linen 44 by 54 in. 111.8 by 137.2 cm.
£56,250
Life's Picture History of Western Man, 1903-1981
Sold on Jun 28, 2018
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Artwork Info
Print
signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Six panels making up first version of a Life Picture Book sequel Title: "Folios and Pages." Title for V. "Life's Picture History of Western Man." Size 4'-2'' c 6'-4'' by Al Jensen 1959' (on the reverse)
193 x 127cm
Realized Price
£56,250
Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2018
Christie's
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) _Life's Picture History of Western Man_ signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Six panels making up first version of a Life Picture Book sequel Title: "Folios and Pages." Title for V. "Life's Picture History of Western Man." Size 4'-2'' c 6'-4'' by Al Jensen 1959' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 75 7/8 x 50in. (193 x 127cm.) Painted in 1959
Life's Picture History of Western Man, 1903-1981
signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Six panels making up first version of a Life Picture Book sequel Title: "Folios and Pages." Title for V. "Life's Picture History of Western Man." Size 4'-2'' c 6'-4'' by Al Jensen 1959' (on the reverse)
Jun 28, 2018
Christie's
£56,250
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Print
193 x 127cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
£56,250
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) _Life's Picture History of Western Man_ signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Six panels making up first version of a Life Picture Book sequel Title: "Folios and Pages." Title for V. "Life's Picture History of Western Man." Size 4'-2'' c 6'-4'' by Al Jensen 1959' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 75 7/8 x 50in. (193 x 127cm.) Painted in 1959
€8,125
The diviner's board!, 1903-1981
Sold on Apr 23, 2018
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
pen and felt-tip pen on paper
45 x 60.5cm
Realized Price
€8,125
Auction Sale
Apr 23, 2018
Christie's
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) _The diviner's board!_ signed and dated 'Alfred Jensen July 1972.' (lower right), titled 'The diviner's board!' (upper edge) pen and felt-tip pen on paper 45 x 60.5cm. Executed in 1972
The diviner's board!, 1903-1981
pen and felt-tip pen on paper
Apr 23, 2018
Christie's
€8,125
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Work on Paper
45 x 60.5cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 23, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
€8,125
Description
Alfred Jensen (1903-1981) _The diviner's board!_ signed and dated 'Alfred Jensen July 1972.' (lower right), titled 'The diviner's board!' (upper edge) pen and felt-tip pen on paper 45 x 60.5cm. Executed in 1972
No artwork image
$47,500
EQUALITY: #1
Sold on Mar 2, 2018
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
91.4 by 61.6 cm
Realized Price
$47,500
Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 1972 on the reverse oil on canvas 36 by 24 1/4 in. 91.4 by 61.6 cm.
No artwork image
EQUALITY: #1
oil on canvas
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
$47,500
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Artwork Info
Painting
91.4 by 61.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$47,500
Description
signed, titled and dated 1972 on the reverse oil on canvas 36 by 24 1/4 in. 91.4 by 61.6 cm.
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