Lot 4: Willem de Kooning (b. 1904)
Contemporary Art - Part I
May 8, 1996
New York, NY, USA
Description: WOMAN signed; dedicated on sheet joined to top edge graphite and pastel on paper 161/4 by 111/4 in. 41.3 by 28.6 cm. Executed circa 1951. Provenance: Allan Stone Gallery, New York Exhibited: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada; Washington, D.C., Phillips Collection; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Willem de Kooning: Drawings and Sculptures, 1975, cat. no. 44 New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Berlin, Akademie der Kunste; Paris, Musee National d"Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Willem de Kooning: Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture, 1983-1984, cat. no. 41, p. 49, illustrated Newport Beach, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Figurative Fifties: New York Figurative Expressionism, 1989 St. Paul, Minnesota Museum of Art, American Art: The Fifties Through the Seventies - Museum of Modern Art and Area Collections, 1991.