Lot 117
  • 117

Arthur Burdett Frost

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 USD
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Description

  • Arthur Burdett Frost
  • An Unexpected Covey
  • signed A.B. Frost and dated '82 (lower right); signed A.B. Frost and┬átitled An Unexpected Covey (on the reverse of the canvas)
  • gouache and ink over traces of charcoal on paper laid down on canvas
  • image: 24 by 17 1/4 inches (61 by 43.9 cm)
  • canvas: 24 by 18 inches (61 by 45.8 cm)

Provenance

Private Collection, Chicago
Acquired as a gift from the above by the present owner, 2002

Condition

Gouache and ink over traces of charcoal on paper laid down on canvas. In generally good condition aside from overall light stain to the sheet and craquelure with associated losses to the areas of white.
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