Sea & Sand Dunes
Artwork: Sea & Sand Dunes
Size: 101.6 x 152.4 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1955
Marks: Signed and dated '55'; signed, titled and dated '1955' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York; Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1978
Exhibition history: New York, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, Milton Avery and His Friends, January - February 1978, no. 2, illustrated; Houston, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston; Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico; Monterrey, Mexico, Museo de Monterrey; Caracas, El Museo de Bellas Artes; and Newport Beach, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Milton Avery: Avery in Mexico and After, August 1981 - July 1982, p. 56, illustrated; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Pittsburgh, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute; Fort Worth, Fort Worth Art Museum; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Denver, The Denver Art Museum; and Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Milton Avery, September 1982 - October 1983, p. 103, no. 81, illustrated in color; Springfield, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Color and Romance: One Collector’s Vision, September - November 1992 Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum and West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art, Milton Avery: The Late Paintings, November 2001 - May 2002, p. 104, pl. 26, illustrated and p. 67

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2016-11-17
Lot Number: 42