• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 21

    Milton Avery (1885-1965)

    Purple Pine: A Double-Sided Work

    Price Realised  

    Milton Avery (1885-1965)
    Purple Pine: A Double-Sided Work
    the front, signed 'Milton Avery' (lower left); the reverse, signed 'Milton Avery' (lower right)--signed again, dated 'c. 1939' and inscribed with title (lower center)
    watercolor on paper
    22½ x 31 in. (57.2 x 78.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Knoedler & Company, New York.
    Private collection, acquired from the above.
    Christie's, New York, 24 May 2007, lot 20.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.