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1546

Bill Traylor

Owl

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Jay I. Kislak

Bill Traylor

Bill Traylor

Owl

Owl

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

32,760

USD

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

The Collection of Jay I. Kislak: Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation

Bill Traylor

1854 - 1947

Owl


graphite on found cardboard

documented to 1939

9 1/2 in. by 5 3/4 in.

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Charles Shannon, Montgomery, Alabama (acquired directly from the artist)
Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, New york;
Private collection, New York, New York;
Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, New York;
Christie's New York, The Collection of Harriet G. Finkelstein, Important American Furniture, Outsider and Folk Art, January 23, 2015, sale 3707, lot 73.
Phil Patton, Bill Traylor: High Singing Blue (Hirschl & Adler Modern, 1997), p. 28.
New York, Hirschl & Adler Modern; Chicago, Carl Hammer Gallery, Bill Traylor: High Singing Blue, 18 January - 8 March, 1997 and 30 May - 5 July, 1997.