Lot 276
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Richard Estes

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Description

  • Richard Estes
  • View from the Williamsburg Bridge
  • signed twice and dated 95
  • oil on canvas
  • 29 by 36 in. 73.7 by 91.4 cm.

Provenance

Marlborough Gallery, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Literature

Louis K. Meisel, Photorealism at the Millenium, New York, 2002, fig. 260, p. 105, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

I don’t think painting ever changed the course of history. Its function is to do something positive to our lives. I guess it would involve pleasure and satisfaction, a sense of completeness that life itself doesn’t have.  Order.  You take the elements of reality, but you eliminate the chaos.

– Richard Estes

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