Lot 28
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GEORGE BENJAMIN LUKS | Sand Hole, Bronx

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • George Benjamin Luks
  • Sand Hole, Bronx
  • signed George Luks - (lower right); also titled Sand Hole/Bronx and dated 1906 (on the reverse prior to lining) 
  • oil on canvas
  • 25 by 30 inches
  • (63.5 by 76.2 cm)

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Rehn Gallery, New York
Arnold Kornfield Collection, New York
Bernard Danenberg Galleries, New York
Sold: Christie's, New York, September 21, 1984, lot 181
Forbes Magazine Collection (acquired at the above sale; sold: Christie's, New York, May 21, 1998, lot 143)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Condition

The canvas is lined. There is frame abrasion and the tacking edges are covered with tape. There are minor stretcher bar marks with slight cracking. Under UV: there is a thin line of inpainting near upper the right edge. The work retains an opaque varnish.
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