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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1215

    Arshile Gorky (1904-1948)

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    Estimate

    Arshile Gorky (1904-1948)
    Abstraction
    oil on canvas
    11 3/8 x 7 7/8 in. (29 x 19.9 cm.)
    Painted circa 1937


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    This work is catalogued in the Arshile Gorky Foundation Archives as number P162.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Agnes "Mougouch" Gorky Fielding, London (by descent from the above).
    Gift from the above to the present owner, 2012.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HONORABLE MIRANDA ROTHSCHILD


    Literature

    J. Jordan and R. Goldwater, The Paintings of Arshile Gorky, A Critical Catalogue, New York, 1982, p. 303, no. 162 (illustrated).