15 May 2002
JULES OLITSKI (b. 1922)
House of Orange
signed, titled and dated 'Jules Olitski 1961-2 House of Orange' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
80 x 92 in. (203.2 x 233.7 cm.)
Painted in 1961
Jules Olitski, New York.
Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1986.
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Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; and New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Jules Olitski, May-November 1973, no. 5.
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