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    Sale 2255

    The Modern Age: The Collection of Alice Lawrence

    5 - 6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 435

    Alice Neel (1900-1984)

    Ellie Poindexter

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Alice Neel (1900-1984)
    Ellie Poindexter
    signed 'Neel' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 61 cm.)
    Painted in 1962


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    Provenance

    Estate of Alice Neel, New York.
    Robert Miller Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1999.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE


    Literature

    P. Hills, Alice Neel, New York, 1983, p. 115 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Athens, Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia, Alice Neel: The Woman and Her Work, September-October 1975.
    Carlson Gallery, Universtiy of Bridgeport; New Canaan, The Silvermine Guild of Artists and Madison Art Center, Alice Neel: A Retrospective Showing, February-April 1979.
    Moscow Artists' Union, Alice Neel, 1981, July 1981.
    Roslyn, Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, Alice Neel: Paintings and Drawings, March-May 1986.
    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Alice Neel, June-September 2000.
    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Alice Neel, February-April 2001, pp. 125 and 182, pl. 45 (illustrated in color).