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Words

Agnes Martin-Words-1961

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Artwork:
Words
Size:
61 x 61 cm
Medium :
Ink and graphite on paper mounted on canvas
Creation Year:
1961
Marks
Titled 'WORDS' (on the stretcher)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York; John Gordon, Palm Beach; Pace Gallery, New York; Paul F. Walter, New York; Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 17 May 2000, lot 60; Private Collection, Korea; Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco; Vivian Horan Fine Arts, New York; Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 15 May 2008, lot 117; Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Betty Parsons Gallery, Agnes Martin: Paintings, 1961 (detail illustrated on the exhibition poster); New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, A Decade of American Drawings: 1955-1965, 1965 (illustrated, p. 36); Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Agnes Martin, 1973 (illustrated, p. 11); New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Agnes Martin, 1992-1994, p. 185 (illustrated, p. 127). This exhibition later travelled to Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Museum; Florida, Center for the Fine Arts; Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum and Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia; Zurich, Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Agnes Martin, 2008, p. 22, no. 14 (illustrated in colour, p. 14); Moscow, Gagosian Gallery, Red October Chocolate Factory, For What You are About to Receive, 2008 (illustrated in colour, p. 87); London, Tate Modern, Agnes Martin, 2015-2017 (illustrated in colour, p. 234; detail illustrated, p. 239). This exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-03-06
Lot Number :
46
Low Estimate :
$838,345[+8%]*
High Estimate :
$1,117,790[-19%]*
Hammer Price :
$908,207
Sold For :
$1,102,074*