Artwork: Untitled
Size: 60.3 x 44.8 cm
Medium: Brush and ink on paper
Creation year: 1946
Marks: Signed and dated 1946; signed and dated 1946 on the reverse
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Estate of the artist (AN #D-20); Collection of Annalee Newman; Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1990
Exhibition history: Los Angeles, Everett Ellin Gallery, Drawings by Fifteen Americans, September - October 1960 Baltimore, The Baltimore Museum of Art; Detroit, The Detroit Institute of Arts; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou; Cologne, Museum Ludwig; and Basel, Kunstmuseum Basel, Barnett Newman: The Complete Drawings, 1944-1969, April 1979 - July 1981, p. 119, no. 43, illustrated and pp. 120-121, illustrated (Baltimore); p. 65, no. 43 (text) (Amsterdam); p. 32, no. 43 (text) (Paris); p. 42, no. 43 (text) (Cologne); p. 42, no. 43 (text) (Basel) Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Saint Louis, The Saint Louis Art Museum; and New York, The Pace Gallery, The Sublime is Now: The Early Work of Barnett Newman, Paintings and Drawings 1944-1949, March - November 1994, p. 76, no. 40, illustrated New York, Craig F. Starr Associates, Barnett Newman: Drawing Declares the Space, April - June 2005

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-11-16
Lot Number: 10
Low Estimate: $1800000 [+5%]
High Estimate: $2200000 [-13%]
Hammer Price: $1900000
Sold For: $2295000