Details
Milton Avery (1885-1965)
Blonde Boy
signed and dated 'Milton/Avery/1945' (lower right)
oil on canvasboard
24 x 18 in. (60.9 x 45.7 cm.)
Painted in 1945.
Provenance
The artist.
Estate of the above.
Randolph Gallery, Woodstock, New York.
ACA Gallery, New York.
2002 Corporation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Phyllis Weil & Co., New York.
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 1973.
Billy Wilder, Los Angeles, California.
Christie's, New York, 13 November 1989, lot 62, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Literature
M.N. Carter, "Great Private Collections: The Obsessions of Billy Wilder," Saturday Review, December 1980, p. 64.
P. Viladas, "A Life in Pictures," House & Garden, April 1989, p. 158, illustrated.
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