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LEONORA CARRINGTON | STUDY FOR "EL RAVOROK"
Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD
LEONORA CARRINGTON (1917 - 2011)
STUDY FOR "EL RAVOROK"
Signed Leonora Carrington (lower left)
Pencil on paper
8 by 11 in. (20.3 by 27.9 cm)
Framed: 14⅛ by 16¼ in. (35.9 by 41.3)
We are grateful to Dr. Harold Gabriel Weisz Carrington for confirming the authenticity of this work.
Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is hinged at the upper left and upper right corners of the verso. The sheet is unevenly time stained. There are a few scattered minor stains, most notably to the upper right corner. There are a few minor scattered handling creases to the edges of the sheet. There are remnants of an adhesive to the verso of all four corners, due to a previous mounting. This work is in good condition.
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Brewster Arts Limited, New York (acquired by 1998)
Acquired from the above in 2005