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Blue Figure - Blue Sea

Milton Avery-Blue Figure - Blue Sea-1945

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Blue Figure - Blue Sea
Size:
91.4 x 71.1 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1945
Marks
Signed 'Milton Avery' and dated '1945' (lower right), also Signed, titled and inscribed ''Blue Figure - Blue Sea'/by Milton Avery/1945/36 x 28' on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London James Maroney, New York Marion and Gustave Ring, Washington, D.C. Estate of Marion Ring Planned Parenthood Federation of America (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 3, 1987, lot 347); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition History :
Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Selections from the Collection of Marion and Gustave Ring, October 1985 - January 1986, no. 1, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2015-11-04
Lot Number :
23
Low Estimate :
$2,000,000[-30%]*
High Estimate :
$3,000,000[-53%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,400,000
Sold For :
$1,690,000*