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Untitled II by WILLEM DE KOONING

WILLEM DE KOONING

(AMERICAN, DUTCH, 1904 - 1997)

Untitled II , 1980

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Materials:

oil and newsprint on canvas

Measurements:

77.01 in. (195.60 cm.) (height) by 87.99 in. (223.50 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed "de Kooning" on the reverse

Exhibited:

London, Royal Academy of Arts, A New Spirit in Painting , January 15 - March 18, 1981, no. 83, p. 220 (illustrated) New York, Gagosian Gallery, Willem de Kooning: The Last Beginning , September 18 - October 27, 2007 (illustrated on an exhibition poster)

Literature:

Willem de Kooning: The Late Paintings, The 1980s , exh. cat., San Francisco Museum of Art and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1995, no. 3, p. 13 (illustrated in English catalogue), no. 3, p. 13 (illustrated in Dutch catalogue) Gregory Montreuil, "Journey's End," Gay City News , October 13, 2007 (illustrated)

Provenance:

Johanna Liesbeth de Kooning Trust, New York Acquavella Galleries, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner

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