Number 5 (Elegant Lady) by Jackson Pollock

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Number 5 (Elegant Lady) by Jackson Pollock-Abstract Painting

Painting NameNumber 5 (Elegant Lady)
Painter NameJackson Pollock
Completion Date1951
TechniqueOil

Jackson Pollock’s Number 5 (Elegant Lady) is a monotonous creation made in 1951 after he became famous with artworks like Mural, Number 19 and his most celebrated work in Drip Paintings, No. 5, 1948.

This is one of the hard paintings by the artist to interpret and has multitude of meanings derived by different critics. It sold on 13 May, 2014 in Christies auction for $11,365,000 under the categorization of “Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale” in New York.

 

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