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The Temptation of St. Anthony

Artwork:
The Temptation of St. Anthony
Size:
122 x 91 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1945
Marks
Signed and dated 1945 lower left
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York; Maureen Moorhead Carrington, Isle of Man. Sale: Christie's, New York, Important Latin American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, May 18, 1992, lot 20, illustrated in color
Exhibition History :
Washington, D.C., Bel Ami International Competition, 1946-1947, p. 16, illustrated. San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, April 1947. New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Leonora Carrington, 1948. Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Painting in the United States, 1948, October 14-December 12, 1948. Leeds, Art Company, Leonora Carrington, 1990. London, Serpentine Gallery, December 1991-January 1992; Preston, Harris Museum, February 1-March 31, 1992; Bristol, Arnolfini, April 10-May 10, 1992, Leonora Carrington, Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures 1940-1990, no. 11, p. 62, illustrated in color. San Francisco, The Mexican Museum, Leonora Carrington: The Mexican Years 1943-1985, December 11, 1991-March 1, 1992, p. 32, illustrated. Monterrey, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Leonora Carrington: Una Retrospectiva, September 9, 1994-January, 1995 . Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum, March 3-May 28, 1995; Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, July 7-October 1, 1995, Latin American Women Artists 1915-1995, no. 5b, p. 110, illustrated in color. Tokyo, Tokyo Station Gallery, October 14-November 12, 1997; Umeda-Osaka, Daimaru Museum, February 11-February 23, 1998; Hida Takayama Museum of Art, February 28-March 29, 1998; Mie Prefectual Art Museum, April 4-May 5, 1998, Leonora Carrington, no. 16, p. 57, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2014-11-24
Lot Number :
17
Low Estimate :
$1,800,000[+22%]*
High Estimate :
$2,200,000[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,200,000
Sold For :
$2,629,000*

Christie's New York

Date:
1992-05-18
Lot Number :
20
Low Estimate :
$150,000[+167%]*
High Estimate :
$200,000[+100%]*
Hammer Price :
$400,000*