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Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses

The Town Hall

Estimate:

120,000

to
- 180,000 USD

Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses

Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses

The Town Hall

The Town Hall

Estimate:

120,000

to
- 180,000 USD

Lot sold:

214,200

USD

Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses

1860 - 1961

The Town Hall


signed Moses. (lower right); also dated March 1950, numbered 1400 and titled The Town Hall on an original Grandma Moses label affixed to the reverse (copyright reserved to Grandma Moses Properties, New York)

tempera on Masonite

16 by 19 inches

(40.6 by 48.3 cm)

There frame abrasion along the extreme edges with a minor associated loss in the extreme upper left corner beneath the frame. Under UV: there is no apparent inpainting.


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.

Vera Lazuk Gallery, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Jules and Gladys Reiner, Great Neck, New York, by 1973 (acquired from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 18, 2015, lot 87)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
Artist's Record Book, p. 53, March 6, 1950
Otto Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, no. 951, p. 308, illustrated