14 November 2002
Willem De Kooning (1904-1997)
signed and dated 'de Kooning '54' (center right)
pencil on vellum
18 5/8 x 16¾ in. (47.3 x 42.6 cm.)
Drawn in 1954.
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney, New York.
Their sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 1999, lot 42
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
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