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    Sale 2127

    Open House

    12 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 176

    Jules Olitski (b. 1922)

    Whore of Babylon

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jules Olitski (b. 1922)
    Whore of Babylon
    signed, titled and dated 'Olitski 59/74 1958 WHORE OF BABYLON' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and resin on canvas
    73 x 59 in. (185.4 x 149.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1958.


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    Provenance

    Knoedler & Company, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Literature

    K. Wilkin, Jules Olitski: Six Decades, Miami, 2005, p. 35.


    Exhibited

    New York, French & Company, Jules Olitski, 1959.
    Miami, The Goldman Warehouse, Jules Olitski: Six Decades, February-April 2005.
    New York, Knoedler & Company, Jules Olitski - Matter Embraced: Paintings 1950s and Now, September-November 2005.