Elegy, 1939 by de Kooning
The organic forms and black contours in Elegy reminds us of paintings by Joan Mirò and also works by de Kooning's friend Arshile Gorky.
The painting was first shown in 1943.
At the exposition Twentieth Century Paintings in gallery Bignou in New York, were it was bought by the Art Collector Helena Rubenstein.
Tags: Willem de Kooning
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