• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 172

    Lois Long (1918-2005)

    Lois Long (1918-2005)

    Price Realised  

    Lois Long (1918-2005)
    By Chance (Mushroom)
    signed 'Lois Long' (lower right)
    gouache and watercolor on paper
    23 x 14½ in. (58.4 x 36.8 cm.)
    Painted circa 1983.

    Exhibited:
    Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; Houston, The Menil Collection; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Tokyo, Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Center, Rolywholyover A Circus, September 1993-June 1995.

    Flowers
    signed 'Lois Long' (lower right)
    graphite on paper
    12½ x 22½ in. (31.7 x 57.1 cm.)
    Drawn circa 1983.


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of John Cage and Merce Cunningham, Sold to Benefit the Merce Cunningham Trust