WILLEM DE KOONING | UNTITLED #4
WILLEM DE KOONING
1904 - 1997
inscribed with the artist's initials and number 6/4
4 by 8¼ by 6¼ in. 10 by 21 by 15.5 cm.
Executed in 1969, this work is number 4 from an edition of 6.
This work is in very good and sound condition overall. There are a few scattered areas of rubbing as well as few surface scratches visible throughout. A superficial layer of dust has adhered in the crevices of the work
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
The Estate of Xavier Fourcade, New York
Sotheby's, New York, 4 November 1987, Lot 13
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner CHECK
Diane Waldman, Willem de Kooning in East Hampton, New York 1978, p. 114 (another cast illustrated)
Baltimore Museum of Art, Willem de Kooning: Paintings, Sculpture and Works on Paper, August-September 1972
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, An Exhibition by de Kooning Introducing His Sculpture and New Paintings, October-November 1972, n.p., no. 35 (another cast 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 1974-June 1974, n.p., no. 130 (another cast exhibited).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Duisburg, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum der Stadt; Geneva, Cabinet des Estampes, Musee d'art et d'histoire and Grenoble, Musée des Peintures et des Sculptures, Willem de Kooning: Beelden en lithis, March 1976-September 1977
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., no. 4 (another cast 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, no. 4 illustrated (another cast exhibited).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art and Berlin, Akademie der Künste, Willem de Kooning: Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture, December 1983-September 1984, p. 248, no. 260, illustrated (another cast exhibited)
New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, Willem de Kooning Sculpture, May-June 1996, p.52, no. 4, illustrated (another cast exhibited)
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, de Kooning: A Retrospective, September 2011-January 2012, p. 407, no. 151, illustrated in color (another cast exhibited)