12 January 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Gene Davis (1920-1985)
signed and dated 'Davis 1980' (lower right)
ink on paper
15 x 20 in. (38.1 x 50.8 cm.)
Drawn in 1980.
Washington Project for the Arts, Washington D.C.
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Please note that the image which corresponds to this lot is incorrectly labeled as lot 75 in the printed catalogue. The correct image is on lot finder.
Malcolm Cossons looks at the resurgence of cross-collecting, canvassing the opinions of leading art world figures ahead of this month's Masterpiece London
A closer look at 10 artists whose reputations and markets are on the rise — all with works offered in our 28 June sale in London
Artists, patrons and critics have argued for centuries over the right way to frame a painting. Ultimately, it’s a matter of personal taste, says Andrew Graham-Dixon
In the 70th year since its founding, we look back on the movement’s brief, furious life. On 23 and 24 April, 20 works by the group will be offered in Amsterdam
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July