William Baziotes, ‘Egyptian’, 1960-1961, Sotheby's: Contemporary Art Day Auction

This work will be included in the William Baziotes Catalogue Raisonné, organized by Michael Preble.

From the Catalogue

"It is the mysterious that I love in painting. It is the stillness and the silence. I want my pictures to take effect very slowly, to obsess and to haunt." —William Baziotes

Courtesy of Sotheby's

Signature: signed; signed, titled and dated 1960-61 on the reverse

Cleveland Museum of Art, Contemporary Art in Cleveland Collections - Part II, August - September 1962, cat. no. 54
Columbus, The Ohio State University Art Museum, May - June 1963

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Jeannette Johnson Dempsey, Cleveland (acquired from the above)
Bourne P. Dempsey, Cleveland (by descent from the above in 2005)
Thence by descent from the above to the present owner

About William Baziotes

American, 1912-1963, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, based in New York, New York