signed and dated 1961 on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
Canvas: 27 by 36 in. (68.5 by 91.4 cm.)
Framed: 28 by 37 in. (71.1 by 93.9 cm.)
This work is in very good condition overall. There is minor wear to the turning edges and corners, visible upon close inspection. There is a small loss at the upper right corner, visible upon close inspection. Under ultraviolet light, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed without glazing.
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Christie's East, New York, 1 November 1994, Lot 35
Sotheby's, New York, 10 March 2009, Lot 130A
Private Collection, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
“The image in my work has always been determined by what I wanted the color to do. Color function becomes my subject matter, and its performance is my painting.”
(Richard Anuszkiewicz, as quoted in: Karl Lunde, Richard Anuszkiewicz, New York 1977, p. 9)