ARTHUR GARFIELD DOVE | PUBLIC ENEMY
ARTHUR GARFIELD DOVE
1880 - 1946
signed Dove (lower center); also titled Public Enemy and dated 1937 (on an original label affixed to the backing board)
watercolor and ink on paper
5 by 7 inches
(12.7 by 17.8 cm)
The sheet is hinged to its support at the reverse upper corners and there is a minor 1/8 inch tear at the center right edge. The yellow pigment may be very slightly faded.
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[with]An American Place, New York
The Downtown Gallery, New York, by 1960
Terry Dintenfass Inc., New York
Sold: Christie's, New York, December 7, 1984, lot 319
Georgia O'Keeffe, Abiquiu, New Mexico
By descent to the present owner