Two Centuries: American Art

Two Centuries: American Art

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Milton Avery

Cerise Blouse

Lot Closed

March 3, 05:06 PM GMT


40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot Details


Milton Avery

1885 - 1965

Cerise Blouse

signed Milton Avery and dated 1957 (lower left); also bears inscription (on the reverse)

oil on canvasboard

canvasboard: 12 by 9 inches (30.5 by 22.9 cm)

framed: 16 by 13 ¼ inches (40.6 by 33.7 cm)

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

Private collection, 1984 (sold: Sotheby's, New York, April 23, 1998, lot 148)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
According to the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, this work depicts Tirca Karlis, a Provincetown, Massachusetts, art dealer.