Shattered Light
Artwork: Shattered Light
Size: 86.4 x 121.9 cm
Medium: Oil and paper collage on masonite
Creation year: 1954
Marks: Signed twice and dated 'Lee Krasner KRASNER 1954' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Estate of Lee Krasner; Robert Miller Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1986
Exhibition history: New York, Stable Gallery, Lee Krasner Collages, September-October 1955; East Hampton, Signa Gallery, Lee Kranser: Paintings, 1947-59, July-August 1959; London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Lee Krasner: Paintings, Drawings and Collages, September-October 1965, p. 25, no. 72.Mexico City, embassy of the United States, Art in Embassies, organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 1968-August 1969.Peoria, Lakewood Center for the Arts and Sciences, American Women: 20th Century, September-October 1972, p. 51, no. 46 (illustrated); Washington D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; University Park, Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University; Waltham, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Lee Krasner: Collages and Works on Paper 1933-1974, January-October 1975, p. 17, no. 44; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Autres Dimensions, June-September 1976, n.p., no. 36; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Norfolk, Chrysler Museum; Phoenix Art Museum; New York, Museum of Modern Art, Lee Krasner: A Retrospective, November 1983-February 1985, pp. 82-84, fig. 81 (illustrated); New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Lee Krasner Collages, October-November 1986, n.p. (illustrated inverted in color)

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Date: 2017-11-15
Lot Number: 18B
Low Estimate: $1800000 [+155%]
High Estimate: $2500000 [+84%]
Hammer Price: $4600000
Sold For: $5487500