First Cypress
Artwork: First Cypress
Size: 223 x 197 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1964
Marks: Signed twice
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Stable Gallery, New York; Estate of the Artist; Robert Miller Gallery, New York; Private collection, 1996; Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 11 November 2009, lot 17; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Stable Gallery, Joan Mitchell, April-May 1965; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1965; Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, December 1965-January 1966, no. 87, (illustrated and titled First Tree); Santa Fe, Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Joan Mitchell: Trees and Other Paintings, 1960-1990, May-June 1992, pl. 2 (illustrated in color); New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Joan Mitchell: My Black Paintings.1964, October-November 1994, pl. 20 (illustrated in color); Edinburgh, Inverleith House, Joan Mitchell, July-October 2010, pl. 3 (illustrated in color); New York, Cheim & Read, Joan Mitchell: Trees, May-August 2014, n.p. (illustrated in color)

Date: 2014-11-13
Lot Number: 207

Date: 2009-11-11
Lot Number: 17