Moonshine Sonata
Artwork: Moonshine Sonata
Size: 198.1 x 214.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed and dated '61'; signed, titled, dated '1961' and inscribed 'Cat. #1309' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Estate of the Artist (Estate no. M-013-C); André Emmerich Gallery, New York (acquired from the previous in 1968); Private Collection (acquired from the previous in 1968); André Emmerich Gallery, New York (acquired from the previous in 1972); Private Collection (acquired from the previous in 1972); Acquired by the present owner as of 1990
Exhibition history: New York, Kootz Gallery, Hans Hofmann: New Paintings, January 1962; Sarasota, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Artists of the Kootz Gallery, April - May 1962, n.p., no. 7, illustrated; New York, Museum of Modern Art; Waltham, Brandeis University, The Rose Art Museum; New Orleans, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Berkeley, University of California, University Art Gallery; Washington, D.C., Washington Gallery of Modern Art; Buenos Aires, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires; Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna; Stuttgart, Württembergischer Kunstverein; Hamburg, Kunstverein in Hamburg (Amerika Haus); and Bielefeld, Städtisches Kunsthaus, Hans Hofmann, September 1963 - October 1965, p. 52, no. 25, illustrated (1963 English edition), n.p., no. 22, illustrated (1965 Dutch and German editions) and n.p., no. 22, illustrated in color (1965 Italian edition); New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Hans Hofmann, January 1968, n.p., illustrated in color; Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Hans Hofmann: Paintings, January - March 1968, n.p., illustrated in color; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Miami, Center for the Fine Arts; and Norfolk, The Chrysler Museum of Art, Hans Hofmann, June 1990 - April 1991, p. 73, no. 63, illustrated in color and p. 72 (text)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2016-11-17
Lot Number: 40