11 November 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
Morris Graves (1910-2001)
Drawing for an "Inner Eye" Bird (in the Collection of Madame Dussone)
signed and titled 'Drawing for an "Inner Eye" Bird (in the Collection of Madame Dussone) M. Graves' (lower edge)
graphite on paper
20 x 14¾ in. (50.8 x 37.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1950.
signed and dated 'M. Graves '38' (lower right)
ink and graphite on paper
12½ x 12½ in. (31.8 x 31.1 cm.)
Painted in 1938.
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.
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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
Property from the Collection of John Cage and Merce Cunningham, Sold to Benefit the Merce Cunningham Trust
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