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Willem de Kooning
UNTITLED #4
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
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251
Willem de Kooning
UNTITLED #4
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Willem de Kooning
1904 - 1997
UNTITLED #4
incised with the artist's initials and number 3/6 
bronze
4 by 8 by 5 1/2 in. 10.2 by 20.3 by 14 cm.
Executed in 1969, this work is number 3 from an edition of 6. 
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Provenance

Estate of the artist
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Private Collection
Christie's, New York, 12 May 2010, Lot 238
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner 

Exhibited

New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, An Exhibition by de Kooning Introducing His Sculpture and New Paintings, October - November 1972, n.p., cat. no. 35 (another example exhibited)
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Washington University Gallery of Art, de Kooning: Drawings/Sculpture, March - June 1974, n.p., cat. no. 130 (another example exhibited)
Los Angeles, James Corcoran Gallery, Willem de Kooning: Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, May - June 1976
Edinburgh, Fruit Market Gallery; London, Serpentine Gallery, The Sculptures of de Kooning with Related Paintings, Drawings & Lithographs, October 1977 - January 1978, n.p., cat. no. 4 (another example exhibited)
Pittsburgh, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Willem de Kooning/Pittsburgh International Series, October 1979 - January 1980
East Hampton, Guild Hall, Willem de Kooning: Works from 1951-1981, May - July 1981
New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Willem de Kooning: The Complete Sculpture, 1969-1981, May - June 1983
Cologne, Joseph-Haubrich-Kunsthalle, Willem de Kooning: Skulpturen, September - October 1983, pp. 40-41 and 122, cat. no. 4, illustrated, (another example exhibited)
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Berlin, Akademie der Kunste; Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centres de Georges Pomidou, Willem de Kooning: Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture, December 1983 - September 1984, p. 248, cat. no. 260, illustrated, (another example exhibited)
Goslar, Das Mönchehaus Museum, Exhibition on the occasion of the presentation of Kaiserring to Willem de Kooning, September - October 1984
New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, Willem de Kooning Sculpture, May - June 1996, p. 52, cat. no. 4, illustrated (another example exhibited)
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, de Kooning a Retrospective, September 2011 - January 2012, cat. no. 151, p. 407, illustrated in color (another example exhibited) 

Literature

Diane Waldman, Willem de Kooning in East Hampton, New York 1978, p. 114, illustrated
Harry F. Gaugh, Willem de Kooning, New York 1983, p. 97, illustrated 

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