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American School

Auction:
2056
Lot:
1571
Sold for:
$5,750$5,000

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Auction:
Sale #2056 - 2056
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 25, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century Fruit in a Basket on a Grassy, Leafy Ground. Bears a label from "The Old Print Shop," New York, on the reverse. Watercolor and ink on paper, 8 1/2 x 9 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Scattered stains and foxing, not examined out of frame. Provenance: Aarne Anton/American Primitive Gallery. Literature: This figure is illustrated in UNEXPECTED ELOQUENCE: THE ART IN AMERICAN FOLK ART, Selections from the Howard Rose/Raymond Saroff American Folk Art Collection, (New York, 1989), published to coincide with their exhibition "The Fine Art of American Folk," The Edith C. Blum Institute, Bard College, 1990.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

American School, American Primitive Gallery, Bard College, Edith C. Blum Institute, American art, Bard, Book collecting, Folk art, Folk music, Watercolor painting