17 May 2001
SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS FUND
WILLEM DE KOONING (1904-1997)
Study for "Nude with Red Hair"
signed 'de Kooning' (lower left)
oil, enamel and gouache on paper laid down on masonite
28¾ x 22¾ in. (73 x 57.8 cm.)
Painted in 1964
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, acquired from the artist, 1964.
Gift from the above to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1966.
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H. Namuth, "Willem de Kooning, East Hampton, Spring 1964", Location, vol. I, Summer 1964, p. 34, no. 2 (illustrated).
*This lot may be exempt from Sales Tax, as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the back of this catalogue.
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