• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    Norman Bluhm (1921-1999)

    Yellow Rock

    Price Realised  

    Norman Bluhm (1921-1999)
    Yellow Rock
    signed and dated 'bluhm '66' (lower right of right canvas); signed and dated again 'bluhm '66' (on the reverse of the right and left canvas); titled '"yellow rock"' (on the reverse of the left canvas)
    triptych--oil on canvas
    overall: 72 x 108 in. (182.8 x 274.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1966. (3)


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    Provenance

    Estate of Vincent Melzac, Washington, D.C.
    Private Collection, Washington, D.C.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Literature

    J. Harithas, R. Rubinstein and L. Sansone, Norman Bluhm, Milan, 2000, p. 29 (illustrated).
    Circa 1959, exh. cat., Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, 2009, p. 6 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Vincent Melzac Collection, December 1970-January 1971.
    Alberta, Edmonton Art Gallery, extended loan.