New York, Park Avenue
20 November 1998
Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)
signed 'de Kooning' (lower right); signed again and dated 'de Kooning 1974' (on the reverse)
oil on paper laid down on canvas
24 x 19 in. (61 x 48.3 cm.)
Painted in 1974
Acquired directly from the artist.
Private collection, New York.
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