Blue Michigan
Artwork: Blue Michigan
Size: 129.2 x 161.6 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed 'Mitchell' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Private Collection, Paris; Galerie Hopkins Custot, Paris; Private Collection (acquired from the previous in 2006); Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2014
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, XIXe Salon de Mai, 1963, no. 106 (titled 'Bleu Michigan'); Paris, Ambassade des Etats-Unis, U.S.A: Nouvelle Peinture: Exposition Itinerante 1965-1966, 1965-1966, no. 51. This exhibition later travelled to Marseille; Lyon; Montpellier; Dijon; Caen and Nantes; New York, Cheim & Read, Joan Mitchell: Paintings from the Middle of the Last Century, 1953 -1962, 2018, no. 14

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Date: 2019-03-06
Lot Number: 25
Low Estimate: $3652610 [-14%]
High Estimate: $4565760 [-31%]
Hammer Price: $3130807
Sold For: $3771644