Chamonix

about 1962
Joan Mitchell (American, 1925–1992)


Dimensions

200 x 217.2 cm (78 3/4 x 85 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1999.265

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Paintings

Signed

Signed in the lower right-hand quadrant, in pencil: "J Mitchell"

Markings

Markings on stretcher bars
1. An orange printed label on the top horizontal bar: "Agence Mantine Delamare & Ciel/ 21-23 rue Lucien Sanpaix Paris 10°/ Teleph: BOL 67-49/Emballages, Transports oevre d'art"
Handwritten on this label: "Bale 35666"

2. Handwritten on a small, white circular label on the 1st vertical bar, bottom: "Lneee"

3. Handwritten in pen across the middle horizontal bar: "Chamonix Mitchell"

4. Handwritten in red pencil on the 2nd vertical bar: "Chamonix"

Provenance

The artist; 1968, to Private Collection, Switzerland; June 25, 1999 sold by Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, Switzerland, Auction 222, Lot 103 to MFA, Boston; purchased September 15, 1999.

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.