Lot 41
  • 41

Milton Avery

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Milton Avery
  • Brown Sea
  • signed Milton Avery and dated 1944 (lower left); also inscribed¬†"Brown Sea"/by/Milton Avery (verso)
  • gouache and pencil on paper
  • 22 1/2 by 30 3/4 inches
  • (57.2 by 78.1 cm)

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Marianne Friedland Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1990

Exhibited

Toronto, Canada, Marianne Friedland Gallery, Milton Avery: Important Watercolors, 1990, illustrated
New York, William McWillie Chambers III at Fischbach Gallery, Milton Avery: Selected Works, 2012

Condition

This work is in very good condition. There are remnants of artist tape at the edges and some surface soiling along the top edge. The sheet is hinged to the mat at the top edge with a loose support at the bottom edge.
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