12 May 2004
Arshile Gorky (1904-1948)
Study for Painting
ink on paper
10 x 14 7/8 in. (25.4 x 37.9 cm.)
Drawn circa 1932.
Acquired from the artist
Anon sale; Sotheby's, New York, 2 May 1974, lot 151
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
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New York, M. Knoedler and Company, Gorky Drawings, November-December 1969, no. 33 (illustrated).
This work is a preliminary study for Painting, 1936-1937, that is in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art.
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