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Richard Estes
ON THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY LOOKING TOWARD MANHATTAN
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 634,000 USD
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204
Richard Estes
ON THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY LOOKING TOWARD MANHATTAN
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 634,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Richard Estes
B. 1932
ON THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY LOOKING TOWARD MANHATTAN
signed 
oil on linen
39 1/2 by 73 in. 100.3 by 185.4 cm.
Executed in 1989.
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Provenance

Allan Stone Gallery, Inc., New York
Louis K. Meisel Collection, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art; Osaka, The Museum of Art; Kintetsu, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Richard Estes, July - October 1990, cat. no. 54, p. 64, illustrated in color
Iwate Museum of Art; Iwaki City Art Museum; Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art; Hokkaido, Hakodate Museum of Art; New Brunswick, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Musuem, American Photorealism, April 2004 - March 2005, cat. no. 33 

Literature

John Arthur, Richard Estes: Paintings and Prints, New York 1993, p. 62, illustrated
Louis K. Meisel, Photorealism Since 1980, New York 1993, no. 600, p. 201, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"Part of the power of these pictures is that there’s kind of like a million stories embedded in them...If you go to any of these locales, these are the stage sets on which our lives have been led.”

Patterson Sims
Max Kutner, "Richard Estes' Incredibly Realistic Paintings Require a Double Take", 17 October 2014, Smithsonian.com

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