Artwork: Elizabeth
Size: 170.2 x 182.9 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1958
Marks: Signed 'Franz Kline' and dated ''58' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Sidney Janis Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist in 1958); Helmut Wohl, ConnecticutMr. and Mrs. Vincent Scully, New Haven, Connecticut; Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles; Acquired from the above by A. Alfred Taubman in December 1977
Exhibition history: New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Franz Kline, May 1958, no. 30, illustrated; Houston, Menil Collection; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art & Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Franz Kline: Black & White 1950 - 1961, September 8, 1994 - June 4, 1995, no. 51, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-04
Lot Number: 19
Low Estimate: $4000000 [+2%]
High Estimate: $6000000 [-31%]
Hammer Price: $4100000
Sold For: $4842000