Plowed Field
Artwork: Plowed Field
Size: overall: 284.5 x 541 cm
Medium: Triptych - oil on canvas
Creation year: 1971
Marks: Signed 'joan mitchell' (lower right of the right panel)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Martha Jackson Gallery, New York; Galerie Jean Fournier, New York; Sarah Blaffer Campbell Foundation, Houston; Bernard Lennon, Inc., New York; Private collection, New York; Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 11 November 2003, lot 31; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Syracuse, Everson Museum of Art; New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, My Five Years in the Country: An exhibition of forty-nine paintings by Joan Mitchell, March-June 1972, p. 19 (illustrated); Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art; Toledo Museum of Art; Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Art Center; Austin, University Art Museum, University of Texas, Fresh Air School: Sam Francis, Joan Mitchell, Walasse Ting, October 1972-January 1973, n.p., no. 25 (illustrated); Los Angeles, Ruth S. Schaffner Gallery, Joan Mitchell, December 1973, no. 4; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Joan Mitchell, March-May 1974, pp. 13, 15, 22-23 and 42, no. 9 (illustrated); Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Joan Mitchell: Choix des peintures 1970-1982, June-September 1982, n.p. (illustrated in color); Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center; University of Texas at Austin; Denton, North Texas State University; College Station, Texas A&M; University; San Antonio Museum of Art; Snyder, Scurry County Museum; University of Texas at Arlington; University of Dallas, Irving; Nacogdoches, Stephen F. Austin State University; Abilene Christian University; Evansville Museum of Arts & Science; Akron Art Institute; Lawrence, University of Kansas, Spencer Museum of Art; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Art Center; Evanston, Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University; Madison Art Center; Corpus Christi, Texas A University, Art Museum of South Texas and Sacramento, E. B. Crocker Art Gallery, American Abstract Expressionist Paintings from the Collection of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, September 1977-August 1986, n.p. (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 25B
Low Estimate: $12000000 [-4%]
High Estimate: $18000000 [-36%]
Hammer Price: $11500000
Sold For: $13327500