Nov 16, 2021 - Sale 2588

Sale 2588 - Lot 157

Price Realized: $ 7,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Cream Crackers.

Mixed media and collage on card, 1975. 345x270 mm; 13 1/2x10 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in color pencil, lower right recto.

Provenance: Fischbach Gallery, New York; purchased through The Art Lending Service of The Museum of Modern Art, 1977; Patricia Whitman, New York; thence to the Estate, 2017.

Patricia Dowd Whitman was an admired staff member at The MoMA from 1974 until she retired in 2007. She was responsible for building relationships with donors and artists such as Dorothea Rockburne, Tom Otterness, and Jeanne-Claude and Christo. From 1990 until her retirement, she was the Director of the Contemporary Arts Council at MoMA.