Elaine de Kooning

Lot Details

Lot 1044
Elaine de Kooning
American, 1918-1989
Untitled, circa late 1950s
Signed E de K (lr)
Oil on Masonite
48 x 60 inches (122 x 152.4 cm)

Washburn Gallery, New York
Brenner Gallery, Inc., Boca Raton

C Property from an Estate of a New York Art Dealer

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $428,400 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Panel is nailed to support along perimeter all around. At many points, the nail heads are slightly raised, with associated small pigment cracks. All four corners show chips and losses exposing panel. Scattered small chips with losses along edges all around. Surface grime, with associated surface smudges and scuffs, most apparent in white background pigment. A long diagonal scuff at lower right, extending from the vertical line of purple pigment and continuing through the signature. A darker vertical scuff with small bits of loss near edge at upper left. A pinhead-sized circular scuff with partial loss at center left in blue pigment. Panel is slightly bowed at lower left. No signs of restoration under UV inspection.

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Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $428,400 (includes buyer's premium)

The Second-Highest Auction Price for a Work by the Artist

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