Abstraction
Artwork: Abstraction
Size: 21.6 x 27.9 cm
Medium: Pastel, wax crayon and graphite on paper
Creation year: 1945
Marks: Signed
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1945
Provenance: Collection of the artist; Xavier Fourcade, Inc., New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Washington University Gallery of Art, Willem de Kooning: Drawings and Sculptures, March 1974 - June 1975, fig. 38, cat. no. 19, illustrated; Los Angeles, James Corcoran Gallery, Willem de Kooning: Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, May - June 1976; Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle; Kunsthaus Zurich; Brussels, Palais de Beaux-Arts, American Art Between the Two World Wars, June - December 1976; New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Works on Paper, Small Format Objects: From Duchamp to Heizer, February - March 1977; New York, Allan Stone Gallery, Willem de Kooning Drawings: 1920s - 1970s, October 2007 - January 2008, p. 31, illustrated in color; New York, Allan Stone Projects, Master Drawings, January 2016

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-05-19
Lot Number: 106