Number 21, 1950
Artwork: Number 21, 1950
Size: 56.5 x 56.5 cm
Medium: Enamel and aluminium paint on masonite
Creation year: 1950
Marks: Signed and dated 'J Pollock 50' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Betty Parsons Gallery, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, Art Lending Service, New York; Edith Porter, New York (acquired in 1953); Anita Friedman Fine Arts Ltd., New York; William Zierler Inc., New York; Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo; Gallery Kasahara, Osaka (acquired in 1979); Ikkan Art International, Singapore (acquired in 2006); Private Collection, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Betty Parsons Gallery, Jackson Pollock, 1950; Osaka, Gallery Kasahara, Jackson Pollock, 2000; Paris, Pinacotheque de Paris, Jackson Pollock et le Chamanisme, 2008-2009, p. 265, no. 85 (illustrated in colour, pp. 228-229); Singapore, Ikkan Art Gallery, Surfaces of Everyday Life: Post-War and Contemporary Masters from Ai Weiwei to Andy Warhol, 2011, p. 30 (illustrated, p. 31); New York, Di Donna Galleries, Paths to the Absolute: Kandinsky, Malevich, Mondrian, Newman, Rothko, Still, 2016, pp. 60 and 90, pl. 9 (illustrated in colour, pp. 61 and 90; installation view illustrated in colour, p. 35 and detail illustrated in colour, pp. 62-63)

Christie's London

Date: 2018-03-06
Lot Number: 28