12 November 2008
Agnes Martin (1912-2004)
signed and dated 'a. martin 1963' (on the backing board)
ink on paper
12 x 9½ in. (30.5 x 24.1 cm.)
Executed in 1963.
Robert Elkon Gallery, New York
S.I. Newhouse, New York
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 18 November 1999, lot 246
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
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New York, The Drawing Center, 3X Abstraction: New Methods of Drawing by Hilma af Klint, Emma Kunz, and Agnes Martin, March-May 2005, p. 151, no. 75 (illustrated in color).
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