Artwork: Thumbsucker
Size: 200 x 100 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1994
Marks: Signed, titled, dated 1994, and variously inscribed on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Jack Tilton Gallery, New York; Acquired by the present owner from the previous in May 1994
Exhibition history: New York, Jack Tilton Gallery, Not From Here, May - June 1994; Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; and New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Marlene Dumas: Measuring Your Own Grave, June 2008 - June 2009, p. 241, illustrated in color, and p. 266 (text); Durham, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University; Columbus, Urban Arts Space, Ohio State University; New York, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University; and Portland, Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, February 2015 - December 2016, p. 105, no. 67, illustrated in color, and p. 114 (text)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 49
Low Estimate: $1200000 [+33%]
High Estimate: $1800000 [-11%]
Hammer Price: $1600000
Sold For: $1940000