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Gray Numbers

Jasper Johns-Gray Numbers-1957

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Gray Numbers
Size:
71 x 55 cm
Medium :
Encaustic on canvas
Creation Year:
1957
Marks
Signed and dated 'J. Johns 1957' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC# 27); Dorothy C. Miller Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1958); Christie's New York, November 11, 2003, Lot 15; Acquired by the present owner from the above
Exhibition History :
New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Jasper Johns, January - February 1958; New York, The Jewish Museum, Jasper Johns, February - April 1964, cat. no. 20, p. 39, illustrated; New York, New School Art Center, Museum Leaders Collect: Selections from the Private Collections of Ten New York Museum Directors and Curators, April - May 1970, cat. no. 51; New York, Rosa Esman Gallery, A Curator's Choice, 1942-1963: A Tribute to Dorothy Miller, February - March 1982; Northampton, Smith College Museum of Art, Dorothy C. Miller with an Eye to American Art, April - June 1985, cat. no. 27; Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jasper Johns: Gray, November 2007 - May 2008, cat. no. 56, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2009-11-11
Lot Number :
29
Low Estimate :
$5,000,000[+54%]*
High Estimate :
$7,000,000[+10%]*
Hammer Price :
$7,700,000
Sold For :
$8,706,500*

Christie's New York

Date:
2003-11-11
Lot Number :
15
Low Estimate :
$5,000,000[-6%]*
High Estimate :
$7,000,000[-33%]*
Hammer Price :
$4,700,000
Sold For :
$5,271,500*