Lot 223
  • 223

Joseph Cornell

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Joseph Cornell
  • Untitled (Star)
  • gouache, graphite and paper collage on paper
  • 4 3/4 by 4 3/4 by 4 3/4 in. 12.1 by 12.1 by 12.1 cm.
  • Executed circa 1938.

Provenance

Private Collection, Westhampton (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection, Westhampton (gift of the above)
Gift of the above to the present owner

Condition

This work is in good condition overall. The collage elements are intact, with some elements lifting slightly. There is some pigment loss and flaking to do handling. There is pale time staining to the collage elements and paper.
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