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    Sale 2255

    The Modern Age: The Collection of Alice Lawrence

    5 - 6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 423

    Lee Krasner (1908-1984)

    Dark Easter

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    Lee Krasner (1908-1984)
    Dark Easter
    signed and dated 'Lee Krasner 56' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'Lee Krasner 1956 Dark Easter' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    58 x 38 in. (147.3 x 96.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1956


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    Provenance

    Signa Gallery, East Hampton and Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.
    William Alexander.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, May 10, 1984, lot 161.
    Private collection.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, February 15, 1989, lot 16.
    Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE


    Literature

    E. Landau, Lee Krasner: A Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1995, no. 299 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, Lee Krasner: Recent Paintings, February-March 1958, no. 11.