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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EVAN JANIS

Arshile Gorky
UNTITLED (SCHARY'S ORCHARD)
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 305,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EVAN JANIS

Arshile Gorky
UNTITLED (SCHARY'S ORCHARD)
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 305,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Arshile Gorky
1904 - 1948
UNTITLED (SCHARY'S ORCHARD)
signed
ink and crayon on paper
11 3/4 by 15 1/2 in. 29.8 by 39.4 cm.
Executed circa 1942, this work is catalogued in the Arshile Gorky Foundation Archives as number D967.
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Provenance

Saul Schary, New Milford (acquired directly from the artist circa 1942)
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 13, 1964, lot 16 (as Apple Orchard)
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Carroll Janis, New York
Gift to the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Long Island, Hofstra University, Emily Lowe Gallery, Jung and Abstract Expressionism: The Collective Image and Individual Voice, November - December 1986
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, 20th Century Masters on Paper, December 1992 - January 1993, illustrated
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Masters at Janis, November - December 1996, cat. no. 25
New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art; Houston, The Menil Collection, Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective of Drawings, November 2003 - May 2004, pl. 67, p. 131, illustrated in color
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective, October 2009 - September 2010, cat. no. 100, p. 262, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"Last summer we spent two weeks in the country away from New York and during those two weeks Gorky did some very inspiring drawings from nature which have given him great impetus in his work and something quite new and miraculous is resulting." - Agnes "Mougouch" Gorky

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