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WILLEM DE KOONING | EAST HAMPTON GARDEN PARTY

Estimate:

1,800,000

to
- 2,500,000 USD

Property of the Emilie S. Kilgore Family Collection

WILLEM DE KOONING | EAST HAMPTON GARDEN PARTY

WILLEM DE KOONING | EAST HAMPTON GARDEN PARTY

Estimate:

1,800,000

to
- 2,500,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,180,000

USD

WILLEM DE KOONING

1904 - 1997

EAST HAMPTON GARDEN PARTY 


signed; dated 1976 and inscribed Happy Birthday darling Emilie on the reverse

oil on paper mounted on canvas

30 by 40 ⅜ in. 76.2 by 102.4 cm.

Executed in 1975-1976. 

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Collection of Emilie S. Kilgore, Houston (gift of the artist in 1976) 

Acquired by the present owner from the above

East Hampton, Guild Hall Museum, Willem de Kooning: Works from 1951-1981, May - July 1981, p. 21, no. 30 (illustrated in color on the exhibition poster)

Beverly Hills, Salander O'Reilly Galleries, Inc., Willem de Kooning: An Exhibition of Important Paintings and Works on Paper, January - February 1991, no. 46

Roslyn Harbor, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, Convergence: The Hamptons Since Pollock, April - May 2000

Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from the Alumni Collections, February - May 2013, pp. 48 and 177 (illustrated in an installation view)