Lot 118
  • 118

Lee Krasner

150,000 - 200,000 USD
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  • Lee Krasner
  • Blue Painting
  • signed and dated 1946 on the reverse
  • oil on canvas
  • 28 1/4 by 36 in. 71.8 by 91.4 cm.


David E. Baum, Sellersville (acquired directly from the artist in July 1968)
Walter Baum Galleries, Sellersville
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above in May 1981


East Hampton, Guild Hall Museum, Krasner/Pollock: A Working Relationship, August - October 1981, p. 22, illustrated
New York, New York University, Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, Krasner/Pollock: A Working Relationship, November - December 1981, no. 38, illustrated
Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts; San Francisco Museum of Fine Art; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Lee Krasner: A Retrospective, November 1983 - February 1985, fig. 38, pp. 44, 53 and 66, illustrated in color
Kunstmuseum Bern/Musée des beaux-arts de Berne, Lee Krasner-Jackson Pollock: Künstlerpaare-Künstlerfreunde; Dialogues d'artistes-résonances, November 1989 - April 1990, cat. no. 31


Amei Wallach, "Lee Krasner Out of Jackson Pollock's Shadow," Newsday, August 23, 1981, p. 15, illustrated
Helen A. Harrison, "Krasner-Pollock Show Traces a Partnership," New York Times, Long Island Edition, September 6, 1981, p. 16
Kay Larson, "The Odd Couple," New York Magazine, November 23, 1981, p. 73
Diana Morris, "Balanced Gestures," Women Artists News, January - February 1982, pp. 10-11, illustrated
Kurt Beck, "Die Frau im Schatten des Veruhmten Mannes," Luzerner Neuesle Nachrichten, December 29, 1989, illustrated
Stephen Polcari, "In the Shadow of an Innovator," Art International, August 1990, p. 106
Robert Hobbs, Lee Krasner, New York, 1993, pp. 37 and 39, illustrated in color
Francis Frascina, "The Politics of Representation," Modernism in Dispute: Art Since the Forties, New Haven, 1993, fig. 131, pp. 153-154, illustrated in color
Ellen G. Landau, Lee Krasner: A Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1995, no. 204, p. 97-98, illustrated in color