View 1 of Lot 43. Pink Cock.
View 1 of Lot 43. Pink Cock.
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Milton Avery

Pink Cock

Estimate:

350,000 - 550,000 USD

Milton Avery

Milton Avery

Pink Cock

Pink Cock

Estimate:

350,000 - 550,000 USD

Milton Avery

1885 - 1965

Pink Cock


signed Milton Avery (lower right)

oil on canvas

36 by 48 inches

(91.4 by 121.9 cm)

Painted in 1943. 


This lot is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, New York.

Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York
Mary and Earle Ludgin, 1944 (acquired from the above)
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1981 (gift from the above)
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2016
Hilton Kramer, Milton Avery: Paintings, 1930-1960, New York, 1962, no. 27, p. 29, illustrated pl. 77
Art Institute of Chicago, Annual Report 1981-82, Chicago, Illinois, 1982, p. 38, illustrated
Robert Hobbs, Milton Avery, New York, 1990, p. 86, illustrated
New York, Paul Rosenberg & Co., Recent Paintings by Milton Avery, June 1943, no. 4, n.p.
Chicago, Illinois, Arts Club of Chicago, Avery, May 1944, no. 29, n.p.
Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Art, Milton Avery, 1952, no. 30, p. 17
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art (and traveling, circulated by The American Federation of Arts), Milton Avery, February 1960-February 1962, no. 10, p. 24, illustrated
Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts; Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Museum; Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Milton Avery, December 1969-May 1970, no. 10, illustrated, n.p.
Chicago, Illinois, Maurice Spertus Museum of Judaica, Jewish Artists of the Twentieth Century, October 1975-January 1976, no. 4, illustrated, n.p.
Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, Mary and Earle Ludgin Collection, September-October 1982