Property from the Collection of Arthur and Sara Jo Kobacker
1885 - 1965
SEA SIDE PORCH
signed Milton Avery and dated 1945 (lower left); also inscribed in another hand "Sea Side Porch"/by/Milton Avery/22x30/w.c./1945 (on the reverse)
watercolor and pencil on paper
22 ½ by 31 inches
(57.2 by 78.7 cm)
The sheet is hinged to the support at two places along reverse of top edge. There are tape remnants at left and right edges beneath the mat.
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Estate of the artist
Thomas Gibson Fine Art Ltd., London, England