Oct 18, 2012 - Sale 2290

Sale 2290 - Lot 56

Price Realized: $ 9,600
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
HALE WOODRUFF (1900 - 1980)
End of Day (Study for Gathering Storm).

Oil on canvas, circa 1958-60. 406x914 mm; 16x36 inches. Signed in oil, lower right.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, private collection, New York; thence by descent to the current owner.

Exhibited: Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, 1978, with the label on the frame back.

This abstract cloud study is described as a preliminary work for the large 1960 oil, Gathering Storm, also exhibited at Hale Woodruff: 50 Years of His Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, 1979.