Artwork: Abstraction
Size: 33 x 25.4 cm
Medium: Pastel, graphite and ink on paper
Creation year: 1945
Marks: Signed 'de Kooning' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1945
Provenance: The artist; Xavier Fourcade, Inc., New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1982
Exhibition history: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Gallery; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts and St. Louis, Washington University Gallery of Art, Willem de Kooning: Drawings and Sculptures, March 1974-June 1975, no. 21; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Drawings by Five Abstract Expressionist Painters: Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Philip Guston, January-February 1976, no. 3.

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 688
Low Estimate: $100000 [-35%]
High Estimate: $150000 [-56%]
Hammer Price: $65000
Sold For: $81250