View 1 of Lot 151. Railroad Signals.
View 1 of Lot 151. Railroad Signals.
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Hananiah Harari

Railroad Signals

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

Property of an American Corporation

Hananiah Harari

Hananiah Harari

Railroad Signals

Railroad Signals

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,890

USD

Property of an American Corporation

Hananiah Harari

1912 - 2000

Railroad Signals


signed Harari and dated 39 (lower left); also signed and dated again and titled (on the stretcher)

oil on canvas

canvas: 15 by 22 1/8 inches (38.1 by 56.2 cm)

framed: 18 1/4 by 25 1/4 inches (46.4 by 64.1 cm)

Acquired by the present owner in 1990
According to the artist and recorded on an original label affixed to the reverse, "the scene is both biotic and linear: nature's mass, backdrop to engineered rigidities - - - drama that suggested this painting's intaglio technique. Into the dot, blob, pock, whorl, wave, maze and friz of the 'landscape,' the structural lines were furrowed."