Untitled (for Jane and Sam Kootz)
Includes buyer's premium
oil on linen
14 1/4 x 12 inches
initialed lower left and signed verso
dedicated "To Jane and Sam on Their 25th"
Joyce Kootz is the wife of the late Samuel M. Kootz, a New York City art dealer and author whose gallery was one of the first to champion Abstract Expressionist Art. During Samuel M. Kootz career, he bought paintings directly from Picasso and exhibited work by Georges Braque, Fernand Léger, James Brooks, Giorgio Cavallon, Arshile Gorky, David Hare, Hans Hofmann, Ibram Lassaw, Herbert Ferber, Raymond Parker, William Ronald, Tony Rosenthal, Conrad Marca-Relli, Georges Mathieu, Emil Schumacher, Pierre Soulages, Kumi Sugaï, Zao Wou Ki, and others.