Night Birds
Artwork: Night Birds
Size: 182.2 x 362.6 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1962
Marks: Signed and dated 'Lee Krasner '62' (lower right), Signed again, titled and dated again 'Lee Krasner "Night Birds" 1962' (six times on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Howard Wise Gallery, New York; Marlborough Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Tuscaloosa, University Art Gallery, University of Alabama, Paintings by Lee Krasner, February - March 1967, no. 6. New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Lee Krasner: Large Paintings, November 1973 - January 1974, pp. 15, 26 and 36, no. 9 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-10
Lot Number: 66
Low Estimate: $2500000 [-36%]
High Estimate: $3500000 [-54%]
Hammer Price: $1600000
Sold For: $1925000