Artwork: Untitled
Size: 33.3 x 25.4 cm
Medium: Graphite and wax crayon on paperboard, double-sided
Creation year: 1950
Marks: Signed and dedicated 'to Edwin with love from Bill' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1950
Provenance: Edwin Denby, New York, gift of the artist; By descent from the previous to the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Whitney Museum of American Art and Berlin, Akademie der Kunste, Willem de Kooning: Drawings-Paintings-Sculpture, December 1983-May 1984, p. 48, no. 40 (illustrated); Newport Harbor Art Museum; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and San Antonio, McNay Art Museum, The Figurative Fifties: New York Figurative Expressionism, July 1988-April 1989, no. 15 (illustrated); New York University, Grey Art Gallery, Rudy Burckhardt and Friends: New York Artists of the 1950s and '60s, May-July 2000, p. 11 (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 730
Low Estimate: $150000 [+13%]
High Estimate: $200000 [-15%]
Hammer Price: $170000
Sold For: $212500