SEAN SCULLY | 8.30.89
30,000 - 40,000 USD
Property from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson
signed and titled 8.30.89
watercolor and graphite on paper
22½ by 30¼ in. 57.2 by 76.8 cm.
framed: 25½ by 33 in. 64.77 by 83.8 cm.
Executed in 1989.
This work is in very good condition overall. There are artist pinholes in the upper corners. There is very minor evidence of handling to the edges, which are deckled. The sheet undulates throughout, inherent to the artist’s chosen medium. The colors are bright, fresh and clean. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat intermittently along the edges. Framed under Plexiglas.
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David McKee Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1990
Stanford University Art Gallery, Sean Scully/Donald Sultan: Abstraction/Representation, Paintings, Drawings and Prints from the Anderson Collection, February - April 1990, p. 7, illustrated in color