Willem de Kooning (American, 1904-1997) Untitled circa 1945

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Lot 19
Willem de Kooning
(American, 1904-1997)
Untitled
circa 1945

Sold for US$ 80,000 inc. premium
PROPERTY OF THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CHICAGO, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITION FUND
Willem de Kooning (American, 1904-1997)
Untitled
circa 1945

signed
oil and charcoal on paper

23 1/8 by 33 in.
58.7 by 83.8 cm.

This work was executed circa 1945.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The Artist, New York
    The Collection of Joseph and Jory Shapiro, Chicago (acquired from the above)
    Gifted directly from the above to the present owner in 1976

    Exhibited
    Chicago, University of Chicago, The Renaissance Society, Watercolors, Drawings, and Collages from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro, 1958
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Selections from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro, 1969-1970, no. 100
    Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Willem de Kooning, 1941-1959, 1974, no. 3, n.p., illustrated
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Drawings by Five Abstract Expressionist Painters: Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Philip Guston, 1976
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Selections from the Permanent Collection, 1989
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Under Development: Dreaming the MCA's Collection, 1994, no. 47
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, MCA DNA: New York School, 2012
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Willem de Kooning (American, 1904-1997) Untitled circa 1945
Willem de Kooning (American, 1904-1997) Untitled circa 1945
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