Two Centuries: American Art

Two Centuries: American Art

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Milton Avery

Houses by the Sea (The Rooftops)

Lot Closed

October 6, 07:17 PM GMT


30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Details


Milton Avery

1885 - 1965

Houses by the Sea (The Rooftops)

signed Milton Avery (lower left)

gouache on paper

sheet: 13 by 20 inches (33 by 50.8 cm)

framed: 22 by 28 ½ inches (55.9 by 72.4 cm)

This lot is accompanied by a letter of opinion from the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, New York.

Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas
Private collection, Texas
Private collection, Texas (acquired from the above)
DC Moore Gallery, New York, 2006
Acquired by the present owner from the above
The present work likely depicts a scene in the surrounding location of Gloucester, Massachusetts, where the artist spent many summers beginning in 1920.