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    Sale 2089

    Open House

    14 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 51

    Willem De Kooning (1904-1997)

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    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Willem De Kooning (1904-1997)
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    signed and inscribed 'to Julian Merry Xmas love Lisa and Bill de Kooning' (lower quarter of the board); numbered '81' (on the reverse)
    charcoal on paper laid down on board
    overall--20¼ x 16¾ in. (51.4 x 42.5 cm.)
    image--9¾ x 8 in. (24.8 x 20.3 cm.)
    Drawn in 1965.


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Swann Galleries, New York, 18 September 2003, lot 341
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR