Signed in red paint ‘McNeil 67’ (lower ight) Oil on canvas 142.24 x 152.4 cm (56 x 60 in.) Painted in 1967 Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles Bibliography: 1984: Artist’s Choice Museum, New York, “George McNeil Expressionism, 1954-1984” September 22 – November 10, p. 23 (#17), illustrated in color. This lot is under temporary exportation and is subject to import tax (EU). Painted in 1967 and characterized by a large colorful figure on a neutral background, Marcella is both abstract and expressionist. George McNeil was one of the most influential New York School artists and could be considered one of the preeminent American Expressionist painters of the 20th Century.