Sally Michel Avery - 20th Century & Contemporary Art New York Tuesday, July 18, 2023 | Phillips
  • “I really think that painting has to grow out of painting and not out of talk about painting. At least for me, I get most of my ideas about painting from the painting I’m doing. While I’m doing it it gives me the ideas.”
    —Sally Michel Avery 

    • Provenance

      Estate of the Artist
      Childs Gallery, Boston
      Acquired from the above by the present owner

    • Exhibited

      Boston, Childs Gallery, Sally Michel: 1950s and 1960s, January 10–March 21, 2011, no. 28, p. 22, online (illustrated)

Property from an Esteemed Collection


Reflected Grove

signed and dated "Sally Michel 1966" center right
oil on canvasboard
24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm)
Painted in 1966.

Full Cataloguing

$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $63,500

Contact Specialist

Nina Piro
Specialist, Associate Vice President

20th Century & Contemporary Art

New York Auction 18 July 2023