Aesthetic of the Cool: Works from the Collection of Dr. Robert Farris Thompson
1958 - 1990
signed, dated Sept 10 1982 and dedicated FOR MASTER TEE BOB - THANKS FOR BEING BOB Keith 1988 NYC on the reverse
acrylic on panel
52⅞ by 25 in. 134.3 by 63.5 cm.
This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of wear and handling throughout. There are scattered chips and losses to the edges of the wood panel. There are scattered irregularities and media drip accretions throughout, most noticeable in the brown pigment around the perimeter, as well as scattered in the green and orange center region. Upon close inspection, there is evidence of hairline cracking throughout the wooden support, inherent to the work. Unframed.
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Gift of the artist to the present owner in 1988