Mark Grotjahn - Contemporary Art Day Sale New York Friday, May 17, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
    WALLSPACE, New York
    Christies, New York, Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session, November 14, 2007, lot 367
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Catalogue Essay

    "The “butterflies' are fairly planned out. They’re still intuitive, but I generally know where they’re going. It’s a different kind of freedom, a different kind of expressionism. It’s personal without being overly personal." Mark Grotjahn, 2003


Untitled (Black Butterfly)

colored pencil on paper
17 x 14 in. (43.2 x 35.6 cm.)
Initialed and dated "MG 04" lower right; further signed and dated "Mark Grotjahn 2004" on the reverse with additional artist's rendering.

$100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for $161,000

Contact Specialist
Amanda Stoffel
Head of Sale
+1 212 940 1261

Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York 17 May 2013 10am