Primal

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  • Provenance

    Collection of Vincent Melzac, Washington, D.C.
    Conner Contemporary, Washington, D.C.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Howard Mehring: a Retrospective Exhibition, December 10, 1977 - January 22, 1978, no. 26, p. 62 (illustrated, pp. 17, 44)
    Washington, D.C., Salve Regina Gallery, The Catholic University of America, Department of Art, Howard Mehring, Classical Abstraction, Paintings from the Vincent Melzac Collection, September 12 - October 25, 2002, no. 6, pp. 10, 23 (illustrated, p. 11)

  • Literature

    Benjamin Forgey, "Mehring: The Greatness of His Art Assembled", The Washington Star, December 17, 1977, p. F-25 (illustrated)
    Michael Duncan, "Thomas Downing at Conner Contemporary and Howard Mehring at the Catholic University", Art in America, May 2003, p. 153

226

Primal

acrylic and collage on canvas
69 3/4 x 69 7/8 in. (177.2 x 177.5 cm.)
Executed in 1961-1962.

Estimate
$10,000 - 15,000 

sold for $25,000

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John McCord
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New York
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Morning Session

New York Auction 15 May | On View at 432 and 450 Park Avenue