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Jack Roth (American, 1927-2004) Untitled [Calligraphic Abstraction] / A Diptych

Auction:
2446
Lot:
822
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$2,252$1,900

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2446
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 06, 2009 12:00PM

Description:

Jack Roth (American, 1927-2004)

Untitled [Calligraphic Abstraction] / A Diptych
Each panel signed and dated "ROTH 52" l.r. or l.c. respectively, also signed and
inscribed "...ONE OF PAIR..." on the reverse.
Oil on Masonite, each panel 48 x 24 in. (121.9 x 61.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface grime, minor surface abrasions and losses, nailed and screwed to strainers.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

N.B. The present work relates to a work by Roth exhibited at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum exhibition, "Younger American Painters" [May 12 to July 25, 1954].
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Masonite is nailed and screwed through the composition to strainer bars along the perimeter, no additonal condition issues to report.

Keywords

Jack Roth, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Jones County, Mississippi

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