Long Ocean #5
Artwork: Long Ocean #5
Size: 74.9 x 110.8 cm
Medium: Graphite on acrylic ground on paper
Creation year: 1972
Marks: Signed, inscribed and dated 'Vija Celmins 1972 Los Angeles' (on the reverse)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Donna O'Neill, Los Angeles, acquired directly from the artist; Her sale; Sotheby's, New York, 13 May 2003, lot 6; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Newport Harbor Art Museum; Arts Club of Chicago; Yonkers, Hudson River Museum and Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, Vija Celmins: A Survey Exhibition, December 1979-October 1980, pp. 64 and 85, no. 40 (illustrated); Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art; Seattle, University of Washington, Henry Art Gallery; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Vija Celmins, November 1992-April 1994, p. 103, no. 44; New York, Craig F. Starr Gallery, Surface / Infinity: Vija Celmins, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin, April-May 2012, n.p., no. 1 (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 821
Low Estimate: $1500000 [+0%]
High Estimate: $2000000 [-25%]
Hammer Price: $1500000
Sold For: $1815000