Milton Avery
American (1893-1965)
March Avery in Beret, 1951
Black crayon and graphite on cream wove paper
11×8 IN.

Signed and dated in pencil lower left: 'Milton Avery 1951'. Inscribed in black crayon at left: 'Compliments of Joel Rabinowitz'.
This drawing is a study for Avery's lithograph 'Head of March' (Lunn 33), which was printed in an unsigned edition of 2,000 for the Artists Equity Ball in 1951. A related drawing, 'March', is illustrated in The Drawings of Milton Avery (1984) by Burt Chernow, plate 32.

$ 15,000