Blue Figure - Blue Sea
Artwork: Blue Figure - Blue Sea
Size: 91.4 x 71.1 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1945
Marks: Signed 'Milton Avery' and dated '1945' (lower right), also Signed, titled and inscribed ''Blue Figure - Blue Sea'/by Milton Avery/1945/36 x 28' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London James Maroney, New York Marion and Gustave Ring, Washington, D.C. Estate of Marion Ring Planned Parenthood Federation of America (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 3, 1987, lot 347); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition history: Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Selections from the Collection of Marion and Gustave Ring, October 1985 - January 1986, no. 1, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-04
Lot Number: 23
Low Estimate: $2000000 [-30%]
High Estimate: $3000000 [-53%]
Hammer Price: $1400000
Sold For: $1690000