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Willem de Kooning

Untitled (Torso)

Estimate:

700,000

to
- 1,000,000 USD

Living in Color: The Collection of Morris and Rita Pynoos

Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning

Untitled (Torso)

Untitled (Torso)

Estimate:

700,000

to
- 1,000,000 USD

Bid:

600,000

USD

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Living in Color: The Collection of Morris and Rita Pynoos

Willem de Kooning

1904 - 1997

Untitled (Torso)


signed

oil on paper mounted on canvas

35 ½ by 26 ½ in. 90.2 by 67.3 cm.

framed: 37 ¼ by 28 ½ in. 94.6 by 72.4 cm.

Executed in 1960.

This work is in very good condition overall. The edges of the canvas are taped. There is minor discoloration to the sheet, most noticeable along the edges. There are oil stains to the sheet surrounding the painted passages, which are inherent to the artist’s chosen medium. The colors are bright, fresh and clean. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Beverly Hills, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Willem de Kooning: Important Paintings and Works on Paper, January – February 1991