ALBERT YORK (AMERICAN, 1928-2009)
Oil on panel: 10 1/2 x 10 in.
Framed; verso labels: Davis Galleries; Davis Galleries Exhibition label;
Calvin Tompkins, The New Yorker, June 19, 1995, p.76
"He may be the most highly admired unknown artist in America. "
According to The New York Times, published October 31, 2009, p. 34
"He (York) painted only about 200 to 250 works in his lifetime. Most are in private collections and museums. A rare auction of his work took place after the death of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who owned six of his paintings."
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Davis; Davis Galleries, New York, #Y 52;
From The Collection of Terry Davis, Director of James Graham Gallery, N.Y..
artist and dealer
Exhibitions: Davis Galleries, 231 East 60th Street, New York City, "Albert York Oils", May 17 - June 10, 1966.
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