Jay DeFeo

American, 1929–1989

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Jay DeFeo has been variously labeled as an Abstract Expressionist, a Beatnik, and a funk artist, though she personally did not identify with any movement. Often considered under-recognized in the canon of American art, DeFeo's 2013 retrospective …

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Untitled, 1987
Sold on Sep 20, 2021
US$40,320
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Work on Paper
acrylic, oil and oil pastel on paper
56.5 x 43.2 cm
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US$40,320
Auction Sale
Sep 20, 2021
Phillips
Untitled, 1987
acrylic, oil and oil pastel on paper
Sep 20, 2021
Phillips
US$40,320
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Work on Paper
56.5 x 43.2 cm
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Sep 20, 2021
Phillips
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US$40,320
UNTITLED, 1973
Sold on Mar 1, 2019
US$10,000
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photographs
12.5 x 9.5 cm
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US$10,000
Auction Sale
Mar 1, 2019
Sotheby's
UNTITLED, 1973
photographs
Mar 1, 2019
Sotheby's
US$10,000
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12.5 x 9.5 cm
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Mar 1, 2019
Sotheby's
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US$10,000
Untitled (Rear Window series), 1929-1989
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
US$67,500
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Work on Paper
oil pastel, charcoal, enamel, graphite, transparent pressure-sensitive tape and masking tape on paper
73.6 x 58.4 cm
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US$67,500
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Untitled (Rear Window series), 1929-1989
oil pastel, charcoal, enamel, graphite, transparent pressure-sensitive tape and masking tape on paper
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
US$67,500
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73.6 x 58.4 cm
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Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
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US$67,500
Impressions of Africa #10, 1985, 1984
Sold on Oct 31, 2016
US$18,750
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Work on Paper
acrylic, gouache and graphite on paper
34.9 x 27.9 in
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US$18,750
Auction Sale
Oct 31, 2016
Bonhams
Impressions of Africa #10, 1985, 1984
acrylic, gouache and graphite on paper
Oct 31, 2016
Bonhams
US$18,750
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34.9 x 27.9 in
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Oct 31, 2016
Bonhams
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US$18,750
Apex, 1982
Sold on Oct 9, 2016
US$281,250
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Painting
Oil and tape on canvas
152.0 x 213.0 cm
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US$281,250
Auction Sale
Oct 9, 2016
Los Angeles Modern Auctions
Apex, 1982
Oil and tape on canvas
Oct 9, 2016
Los Angeles Modern Auctions
US$281,250
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Painting
152.0 x 213.0 cm
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Oct 9, 2016
Los Angeles Modern Auctions
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US$281,250
The Arrival (Jewelry Series), 1978, 1977
Sold on May 4, 2016
US$47,500
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Work on Paper
acrylic, graphite, chalk and charcoal on paper
38.51 x 51.0 in
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US$47,500
Auction Sale
May 4, 2016
Bonhams
The Arrival (Jewelry Series), 1978, 1977
acrylic, graphite, chalk and charcoal on paper
May 4, 2016
Bonhams
US$47,500
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Work on Paper
38.51 x 51.0 in
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Auction Sale
May 4, 2016
Bonhams
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US$47,500
Sold on Mar 3, 2016
US$12,500
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US$12,500
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Mar 3, 2016
Sotheby's
Mar 3, 2016
Sotheby's
US$12,500
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Mar 3, 2016
Sotheby's
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US$12,500
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SNAKE CHARMER
Sold on Mar 3, 2016
US$12,500
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Work on Paper
oil and paper collage on paper
62.2 by 69.9 cm
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US$12,500
Auction Sale
Mar 3, 2016
Sotheby's
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SNAKE CHARMER
oil and paper collage on paper
Mar 3, 2016
Sotheby's
US$12,500
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62.2 by 69.9 cm
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Mar 3, 2016
Sotheby's
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US$12,500
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TEMPLE (FOR W.B.)
Sold on Sep 25, 2013
US$233,000
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Painting
acrylic and mixed media on masonite
122.2 by 183.2 cm
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US$233,000
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2013
Sotheby's
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TEMPLE (FOR W.B.)
acrylic and mixed media on masonite
Sep 25, 2013
Sotheby's
US$233,000
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Painting
122.2 by 183.2 cm
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Sep 25, 2013
Sotheby's
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US$233,000
Sold on Sep 25, 2013
US$233,000
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US$233,000
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2013
Sotheby's
Sep 25, 2013
Sotheby's
US$233,000
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Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2013
Sotheby's
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US$233,000