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Lady Day Ii

Sam Gilliam-Lady Day Ii-1971

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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Lady Day Ii
Size:
271.8 x 406 cm
Medium :
Acrylic on canvas
Creation Year:
1971
Marks
Signed 'Sam Gilliam' (on the reverse); titled and dated 'Lady Day II July 21, 1971' (on the overlap); variously titled and inscribed 'Lady Day (Billie)' (on the stretcher)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Thelma Lenkin, Katherine L. Meier and Edward J. Lenkin; Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 1992; Their sale; Sloans & Kenyon, Bethesda, 21 September 2003, lot 1001; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Louisville, J. B. Speed Art Museum, Sam Gilliam: Paintings and Works on Paper, January-February 1976, no. 6 (illustrated); Kunstmuseum Basel, The Music of Color: Sam Gilliam, 1967-1973, June-September 2018, pp. 112-113, 123 and 126-128, no. 40 (illustrated in color and installation view illustrated in color)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-11-15
Lot Number :
15 C
Low Estimate :
$1,500,000[+20%]*
High Estimate :
$2,000,000[-10%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,800,000
Sold For :
$2,172,500*