Two Women
Artwork: Two Women
Size: 36.8 x 41 cm
Medium: Graphite on paperboard
Creation year: 1952
Marks: Signed 'de Kooning' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Drawn circa 1951-1952
Provenance: The artist; Xavier Fourcade, Inc., New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1982
Exhibition history: New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 20th Century Master Drawings, November 1963-January 1964; Amsterdam, The Stedelijk Museum; London, The Tate Gallery; New York, The Museum of Modern Art; The Art Institute of Chicago and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Willem de Kooning, September 1968-September 1969, no. 121 (New York) and no. 108 (Amsterdam; illustrated); Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Willem de Kooning, October-November 1974, no. 14 (illustrated); Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Drawings by Five Abstract Expressionist Painters: Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Philip Guston, February 1975-February 1976, no. 24 (illustrated); London, Gimpel Fils and Zurich, Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Willem de Kooning: Recent Paintings, June-October 1976; New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Works on Paper, Small Format, Object: Duchamp to Heizer, February-March 1977; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, Eduardo Chillida/Willem de Kooning, October 1979-January 1980, p. 112, no. 82 (illustrated); New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Willem de Kooning: Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture, December 1983-February 1984, p. 50, no. 42 (illustrated).

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Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 685
Low Estimate: $600000 [-33%]
High Estimate: $800000 [-50%]
Hammer Price: $400000
Sold For: $495000