The Inquest (The Dead Man)
Artwork: The Inquest (The Dead Man)
Size: 20.3 x 28.6 cm
Medium: Pencil on paper
Creation year: 1938
Marks: Signed 'de Kooning' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : This work was executed circa 1938
Provenance: The New Gallery, New York; Acquired directly from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, James Goodman Gallery, de Kooning Drawings, 10 January-25 January 1964; New York, Allan Stone Gallery, De Kooning Retrospective Drawings 1936-1963, February 1964, n.p., illustrated in black and white (titled The Inquest and dated circa 1940); Iowa City, State University of Iowa, Drawing and the Human Figure: 1400-1964, April 1964, p. 38, no. 128 (titled The Inquest and dated 1951); Chicago, Richard Feigen Gallery, Drawings: New York, 1965, December 1965-January 1966; Detroit, J.L. Judson Gallery, Willem de Kooning: Three Decades of Painting, 19 March-13 April 1968; New York, Allan Stone Gallery, Willem de Kooning Drawings: 1920s-1970s, 30 October 2007-19 January 2008, pp.14-15, illustrated in color (titled The Inquest)

Bonhams New York

Date: 2019-05-15
Lot Number: 34
Low Estimate: $10000
High Estimate: $15000
Hammer Price: Not Sold