Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: Untitled
Size: 175.3 x 127.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1960
Marks: Signed and dated 1960 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: The artist; Acquired from the previous through a gift of Peggy Guggenheim, 1962
Exhibition history: San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, Art: An Environment for Faith, November - December 1965, n.p., illustrated; Santa Barbara, The Art Galleries, University of California, Trends in Twentieth-Century Art: A Loan Exhibition From the San Francisco Museum of Art, January - February 1970, p. 60, no. 30, illustrated; Newport Beach, California, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Mark Rothko: Ten Major Works, January - March 1974, p. 17, illustrated in color; Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art; Bonn, Rheinisches Landesmuseum; Belgrade, Museum of Modern Art; Rome, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna; and Warsaw, National Museum of Poland, Two Hundred Years of American Painting, June 1976 - February 1977, n.p., no. 44 (Baltimore); no. 48, illustrated (Belgrade); no. 49, illustrated (Rome); San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern; Collectors, Collecting, Collection: American Abstract Art Since 1945, April - June 1977, n.p., no. 4; San Jose, San Jose Museum of Art, America VIII: Post War Modernism, November - December 1977, n.p. (text); Reno, Sierra Nevada Museum of Art; and Reno, Church Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, The New York School 1940 - 1960: The First Generation of Abstract Expressionism, February - March 1979, n.p., no. 7, illustrated in color; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, From Matisse to Diebenkorn: Selections from the Collection of Painting and Sculpture, August 1996 - May 1997; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Making Art Histories: On the Trail of David Park, August 1997 - February 1998, no. 53 (checklist); Tokyo, Isetan Shinjuku Store; Fukui, Fukui City Art Museum; Wakayama, Museum of Modern Art; and Tochigi, Tochigi Prefecture Museum of Fine Arts, California Classics: Highlights from the Collection of SFMOMA, July - December 1999, illustrated in color (checklist); San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Matisse and Beyond: The Painting and Sculpture Collection, October 2001 - April 2002 New York, Haunch of Venison Gallery, Abstract Expressionism: A World Elsewhere, September - November 2008, pp. 100-101, no. 43, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 12
Low Estimate: $35000000 [+25%]
High Estimate: $50000000 [-12%]
Hammer Price: $43750000
Sold For: $50095250