André Emmerich Gallery, Inc., New York Private Collection, New Orleans (acquired from the above) Sotheby's, New York, 18 May 2000, Lot 418 (consigned by the above) Private Collection, St. Louis Private Collection, U.S.A. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2014
"I have always been concerned with painting that simultaneously insists on a flat surface and then denies it." Helen Frankenthaler
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