Mar 31, 2022 - Sale 2599

Sale 2599 - Lot 52

Price Realized: $ 27,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 40,000
THOMAS SILLS (1914 - 2000)
Untitled (Abstraction in Black).

Oil on linen canvas, circa 1958-59. 1016x1245 mm; 40x49 inches. Signed in oil, lower right.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; private collection (1986.)

A similar black painting entitled Forest1958 which was shown in Thomas Sills - Painting, the artist's 1959 solo exhibition at Betty Parsons Gallery. Additionally, another Burnt Forest by Sills was lent by Betty Parsons to a 1959 University of Colorado Exhibition of Paintings, 12th Annual Creative Arts Program.