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  • "Avery is first a great poet. His is the poetry of sheer loveliness, of sheer beauty… There have been several others in our generation who have celebrated the world around them, but none with that inevitability where the poetry penetrated every pore of the canvas to the very last touch of the brush."
    —Mark Rothko

    • Provenance

      Knoedler & Co., New York
      Acquired from the above by the present owner in May 1999


Big Bouquet

incised with the artist's signature and date "Milton Avery 1962" lower center; signed, titled and dated ""Big Bouquet" Milton Avery 1962" on the reverse
oil on canvasboard
12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
Painted in 1962.

Full Cataloguing

$30,000 - 50,000 

Sold for $30,240

Contact Specialist

John McCord
Head of Day Sale, Morning Session, New York
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 18 November 2021