Elaine de Kooning
From the Shadows: 8 Works by Elaine de Kooning from a Private Philadelphia Collection
Elaine De Kooning
1920 - 1989
signed and dated '60
gouache on paper
Sheet: 9 by 12 in. (22.9 by 30.5 cm.)
Framed: 11½ by 14½ in. (29.2 by 36.8 cm.)
This work is in very good condition overall. The sheet is not adhered to the backing board, but is held in place by the edges of the mat. There are artist's pinholes in the upper corners. There are tonal and textural variations to the surface, including areas of the sheet left intentionally blank, inherent to the artist's working method. There is some minor handling wear to the extreme edges of the sheet, not visible when matted. Framed under glass.
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Private Collection, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner