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James Guy
INDUSTRIAL SYMPHONY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 USD
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24
James Guy
INDUSTRIAL SYMPHONY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture

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James Guy
1909-1983
INDUSTRIAL SYMPHONY
signed Guy and dated ''43, l.l.; titled, on the stretcher
oil on canvas
30 by 32 in.
76.2 by 81.2 cm.
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Provenance

By descent from the artist to the present owner, his stepson

Exhibited

New York, Martin Diamond Fine Arts, James Guy:  Social Surrealism and Abstraction of the Thirties and Forties, September 20-October 22, 1983

Catalogue Note

The piano keys and assembly-line components pictured in the current work are typical of a group of paintings Guy created while he was working at Pratt Read (formerly Comstock Cheney), a piano factory in the Ivoryton neighborhood of Essex, Connecticut during World War II.   

American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture

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New York