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The Giantess also known as The Guardian of the Egg

Artwork:
The Giantess also known as The Guardian of the Egg
Size:
120 x 69.2 cm
Medium :
Tempera on wood panel
Creation Year:
1947
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Created circa 1947
Provenance :
Edward James Esq., West Dean Park, Chichester, West Sussex; The Edward James Collection, West Dean Park, Christie's, London, 5 June 1986, lot 1656 (illustrated in color). Galeria Theo, Barcelona; Private collection, New York; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Leonora Carrington, 24 Feburary- 13 March 1948, no. 7; Monterrey, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Leonora Carrington: Una Retrospectiva, September- November 1994, no. 17

Christie's New York

Date:
2009-05-28
Lot Number :
29
Low Estimate :
$800,000[+56%]*
High Estimate :
$1,200,000[+4%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,250,000
Sold For :
$1,482,500*