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JOAN MITCHELL (1925-1992)
JOAN MITCHELL (1925-1992)
JOAN MITCHELL (1925-1992)
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JOAN MITCHELL (1925-1992)

Little Rain

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JOAN MITCHELL (1925-1992)
Little Rain
signed 'Joan Mitchell' (lower right); signed again and dedicated 'à Hervé Bonne année Je T'aime Joan' (on the reverse); signed again, titled and dedicated again 'Hervé Little rain Love Joan' (on the stretcher)
diptych—oil on canvas
13 x 18 7/8 in. (33 x 47.9 cm.)
Painted in 1989.
Provenance
Hervé Chandès, Paris, gift of the artist
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 12 November 2014, lot 206
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature
Joan Mitchell, exh. cat., New York, Robert Miller Gallery, 1989, n.p. (illustrated).
O. Lerman, "The Elusive Subject: Joan Mitchell's Meditations on Van Gogh," Arts Magazine, vol. 65, no. 1, September 1990, p. 46.
M. Waldberg, Joan Mitchell, Paris, 1992, p. 239 (illustrated).
C. Flohic, "Art des Années / Art in the 90's: Joan Mitchell," Ninety Magazine, no. 10, 1993, p. 35 (illustrated as Blue Rain).
B. Scott, "In the Eye of the Tiger," Art in America, vol. 83, no. 3, March 1995, pp. 74-75 (illustrated).
Joan Mitchell: La pittura dei Due Mondi / La peinture des Deux Mondes, exh. cat., Reggio Emilia, Palazzo Magnani, 2009, p. 146.
S. Roberts and K. Siegel, eds., Joan Mitchell, exh. cat., San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2020, pp. 324 and 364, pl. 121 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Joan Mitchell: Les dernières années (1983-1992), June-September 1994.

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