Property from the Collection of Carolyn & Roger Horchow, Dallas, Texas
1885 - 1965
signed Milton Avery and dated 1963 (lower right); also inscribed "Sleeping Lamb"/by/Milton Avery/9x12/1963 (on the reverse)
oil on canvasboard
9 by 12 inches
(22.9 by 30.5 cm)
This lot is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, New York.
There is minor frame abrasion along the extreme edges with a small dent at the lower left corner. Under UV: although some pigments fluoresce they appear to be the artist's original work.
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