Gray Numbers
Artwork: Gray Numbers
Size: 71 x 55 cm
Medium: Encaustic on canvas
Creation year: 1957
Marks: Signed and dated 'J. Johns 1957' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC# 27); Dorothy C. Miller Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1958); Christie's New York, November 11, 2003, Lot 15; Acquired by the present owner from the above
Exhibition history: New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Jasper Johns, January - February 1958; New York, The Jewish Museum, Jasper Johns, February - April 1964, cat. no. 20, p. 39, illustrated; New York, New School Art Center, Museum Leaders Collect: Selections from the Private Collections of Ten New York Museum Directors and Curators, April - May 1970, cat. no. 51; New York, Rosa Esman Gallery, A Curator's Choice, 1942-1963: A Tribute to Dorothy Miller, February - March 1982; Northampton, Smith College Museum of Art, Dorothy C. Miller with an Eye to American Art, April - June 1985, cat. no. 27; Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jasper Johns: Gray, November 2007 - May 2008, cat. no. 56, illustrated in color

Date: 2009-11-11
Lot Number: 29

Date: 2003-11-11
Lot Number: 15