November 17, 2020 12:00 EST

Modern & Contemporary Art

 
  Lot 13
 

13

Willem de Kooning (American/Dutch, 1904-1997)
Portrait of Ruth (Ruth Kligman)

Charcoal signed bottom right, charcoal on vellum.
Executed circa 1964.
23 7/8 x 18 7/8 in. (60.6 x 47.9cm)

Provenance: The former husband of the late Ruth Kligman.
Dorothy Levitt Beskind, New York, New York (acquired directly from the above).
The Estate of Dorothy Levitt Beskind, New York, New York.

EXHIBITION:
"Ernst Ludwig Kirchner / Willem de Kooning: Drawings: the Expressionist Line," Galerie Thomas, Munich, Germany, September 14 - November 3, 2012.

Sold for $56,250
Estimated at $20,000 - $30,000


 

Charcoal signed bottom right, charcoal on vellum.
Executed circa 1964.
23 7/8 x 18 7/8 in. (60.6 x 47.9cm)

Provenance: The former husband of the late Ruth Kligman.
Dorothy Levitt Beskind, New York, New York (acquired directly from the above).
The Estate of Dorothy Levitt Beskind, New York, New York.

EXHIBITION:
"Ernst Ludwig Kirchner / Willem de Kooning: Drawings: the Expressionist Line," Galerie Thomas, Munich, Germany, September 14 - November 3, 2012.

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