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First Cypress

Joan Mitchell-First Cypress-1964

Sell Through Rate: 50%

Artwork:
First Cypress
Size:
223 x 197 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1964
Marks
Signed twice
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Stable Gallery, New York; Estate of the Artist; Robert Miller Gallery, New York; Private collection, 1996; Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 11 November 2009, lot 17; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Stable Gallery, Joan Mitchell, April-May 1965; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1965; Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, December 1965-January 1966, no. 87, (illustrated and titled First Tree); Santa Fe, Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Joan Mitchell: Trees and Other Paintings, 1960-1990, May-June 1992, pl. 2 (illustrated in color); New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Joan Mitchell: My Black Paintings.1964, October-November 1994, pl. 20 (illustrated in color); Edinburgh, Inverleith House, Joan Mitchell, July-October 2010, pl. 3 (illustrated in color); New York, Cheim & Read, Joan Mitchell: Trees, May-August 2014, n.p. (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date:
2014-11-13
Lot Number :
207
Low Estimate :
$900,000
High Estimate :
$1,200,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2009-11-11
Lot Number :
17
Low Estimate :
$1,000,000[-25%]*
High Estimate :
$1,500,000[-50%]*
Hammer Price :
$750,000
Sold For :
$902,500*