Spirit Bird
Artwork: Spirit Bird
Size: 37.5 x 57.8 cm
Medium: Pen, ink, gouache, and gold paint on paper
Creation year: 1954
Marks: Signed and dated 'Graves '54' lower right
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Willard Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the family of the present owner in 1959
Exhibition history: Balboa, Newport Harbor, The Pavilion Gallery, Morris Graves Retrospective, March 1 - 31, 1963, no. 41, n.p. (illustrated); Pasadena Art Museum, November 20, 1963 - July 3, 1964 (on loan); Eugene, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Morris Graves: A Retrospective, February 8 - March 13, 1966. no. 99, p. 47 (illustrated); Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Morris Graves, January 30 - March 3, 1968

Phillips New York

Date: 2017-11-15
Lot Number: 187
Low Estimate: $15000 [+133%]
High Estimate: $20000 [+75%]
Hammer Price: $35000
Sold For: $43750