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    Sale 2255

    The Modern Age: The Collection of Alice Lawrence

    5 - 6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 407

    Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)

    They Never Appeared with the White

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    Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)
    They Never Appeared with the White
    titled twice 'THEY NEVER APPEARED WITH THE WHITE' (on the stretcher)
    diptych--oil on canvas
    overall: 94½ x 141½ in. (240 x 359.4 cm.)
    each: 94½ x 70½ in. (240 x 179.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1973

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    Fourcade, Droll Inc., New York.
    Robert and Edith Fusillo, Atlanta (acquired from the above, 1974).
    Lennon Weinberg Inc., New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1989.

    Pre-Lot Text



    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Joan Mitchell, March-May 1974.
    Atlanta, The High Museum of Art, Contemporary Art in Atlanta Collections, April-May 1976.
    Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Newport Beach, Newport Harbor Art Museum; Oakland Museum; Cincinnati Art Museum; Art Museum of South Texas Corpus Christi and Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, American Painting of the 1970's, December 1978-November 1979. Museé d'Art Moderne de La Ville de Paris, Joan Mitchell: Choix de peintures 1970-1982, 1982.
    Ithaca, Herbret F. Johnson Museum of Art; Washington D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery and La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, The Paintings of Joan Mitchell: Thirty-six Years of Natural Expressionism, February 1988-February 1989.
    New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Paintings and Sculpture, May-June 1989.