CHARLES DEMUTH | HOUSE AND TREE FORMS
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CHARLES DEMUTH | HOUSE AND TREE FORMS

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

CHARLES DEMUTH | HOUSE AND TREE FORMS

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot Sold:18,750USD

Lot Details

Description

CHARLES DEMUTH

1883 - 1935

HOUSE AND TREE FORMS


signed C. Demuth. and dated -1916- (lower left)

watercolor and pencil on paper

8 ¼ by 10 ¾ inches

(21 by 27.3 cm)

Condition Report

The sheet is hinged to the support at corners. The sheet appears to be toned and there is mat burn at edges. Some pigments appear to be faded and there are a few pindots of possible foxing.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

The artist

The Alan Daniel Gallery, New York

George L.K. Morris New York (acquired from the above)

The Downtown Gallery, New York

Sold: Sotheby's New York, March 21, 1974, lot 25

Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Literature

Emily Edna Farnham, Charles Demuth: His Life, Psychology and Works, Ph.D. dissertation, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1959, vol. II, no. 172, p. 476

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