13 November 2013
Arshile Gorky (1904-1948)
signed and dated 'A Gorky 46' (left edge)
colored wax crayon and graphite on paper
19½ x 24½ in. (49.5 x 62.2 cm.)
Executed in 1946.
Julien Levy, acquired from the artist
Private collection, Italy
By descent from the above to the present owner
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J. Levy, Arshile Gorky, New York, 1966, pl. 159 (illustrated).
This work is catalogued in the Arshile Gorky Foundation Archives as number D1176.
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