05-21-2010 05-21-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2507 Boston
May 21, 2010 12:00PMCalender

Paul Raphael Meltsner (American, 1905-1966) Man + Machinery.

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2507 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 21, 2010 12:00PM


Paul Raphael Meltsner (American, 1905-1966)

Man + Machinery. Signed "Paul R. Meltsner" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l., inscribed "COLLECTION OF BROOKLYN + BOSTON MUSEUM" in pencil l.c. Lithograph on paper, image size 12 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. (31.2 x 24.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle toning, scattered fox marks, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $200-300

Out of the frame the sheet measures 16 x 11 1/2 inches, with all but the lower edge deckled. There is brown paper tape to the middle of the upper and lower edges on the reverse. There is scattered foxing - mostly pin-point sized, and visible primarily within the margins. The margins have unobtrusive mat burn, and the areas within the mat opening is evenly toned.


Paul Raphael Meltsner