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Willem de Kooning (Dutch/American, 1904-1997) Paris Review

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Willem de Kooning (Dutch/American, 1904-1997)

Paris Review, 1979, edition of 200. Signed "deKooning" in pencil l.r., numbered "67/200" in pencil l.l., signed, dated, and identified within the matrix. Color offset lithograph on paper, image size 23 x 29 1/4 in. (58.4 x 74.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Possible subtle toning, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: The estate of Donald A. Hall Jr., New Hampshire.

N.B. Donald Hall publish his first book of poetry at the age of 26. Hall was also a passionate patron and admirer of fine arts. He was the first literary editor of the Paris Review (1953-1961) and during his tenure he collected the lithographs used for the covers created by icons of the art world including Robert Motherwell, Andy Warhol, and Willem de Kooning to name a few.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Sheet size 28 x 34 in. Toning, scattered small crimps and creases to edges, crease to upper center margin measures approximately 2 1/2 in., circular stain near center of lower edge (in margin), stains and pencil markings to the verso.


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Keywords

Donald A. Hall Jr., Robert Motherwell, American abstract artists, Andy Warhol, Artists, Kooning, Painters, The Paris Review, Visual arts, Willem, Willem de Kooning

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