Lot 394
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ROLPH SCARLETT | Untitled #1

Estimate
700 - 1,000 EUR
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Description

  • Rolph Scarlett
  • Untitled #1
  • monogramed R. S. (towards lower right)
  • gouache, pencil and pastel on paper
  • 19 x 19,1 cm; 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
  • Executed circa 1940.

Provenance

Washburn Gallery, New York
Private collection, United States
Acquired from the above by Dr. Arthur Brandt

Exhibited

New York, Washburn Gallery, American Abstract Artists, Paintings from the 1930s and 40s, 1984

Condition

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and attached to the backing board with tape in two places at the upper edge. There is a diagonal flattened crease across the upper right corner with some associated pigment losses and some further spots of pigment loss in places, in particular at each corner. There is a minor tear to the centre of the left edge and some pigment shrinkage, primarly to the thick and white pigment. This work is in overall fairly good condition.
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