Heritage continues its expansion into the Modern, Postwar and Contemporary middle market with another early say to start the Spring season in New York. This year, the top lot is a Willem de Kooning’s East Hampton II, a work on paper mounted on canvas from 1968 (above.) Other highlights from the sale taking place on May 2nd in New York are:
- Helen Frankenthaller, Tantric, 1977, (est. $500,000-$700,000).
- Wassily Kandinsky, Untitled (Composition lyrique), 1922, (est. $400,000-$600,000)
- Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled, 1985, at public action for the first time (est. $300,000-$500,000)
- Jeff Koons, Ice Bucket (est. $300,000-$500,000)
- Milton Avery, Bather, 1961 (est. $300,000-$500,000)
- Andy Warhol, Ethel Scull, 1963, (est. $200,000-$300,000).
- Marc Chagall, Le peintre à la palette, 1983, (est. $200,000-$300,000)
- Fernand Léger, Composition, 1925, (est. $150,000 – $250,000)