Gray Numbers
Artwork: Gray Numbers
Size: 14.2 x 10.7 cm
Medium: Encaustic on canvas
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed, inscribed and dated 'J. Johns 59-61 FOR THE TREMAINES' (on the reverse); titled 'GRAY NUMBERS' (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Created 1959-1961
Provenance: Emily and Burton Tremaine, Meriden, their sale; Christie's, New York, 9 November 1988, lot 5; Private collection, Kyoto; Acquavella Galleries, New York; Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2007
Exhibition history: New York, Jewish Museum, Jasper Johns, February-April 1964, p. 28, no. 52 (titled Small Gray Numbers); Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century Masters--The Spirit of Modernism, February-April 1984, p. 89 (illustrated in color)

Date: 2013-11-12
Lot Number: 68