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Reuben Tam (American, 1916-1991) The South Wind

Auction:
2507
Lot:
528
Sold for:
$652$550

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

Description:

Reuben Tam (American, 1916-1991)

The South Wind
Signed "Tam" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l., identified on a label from The
Brooklyn Museum Art School Exhibition affixed to the backing.
Ink and graphite on paper, sight size 14 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (36.8 x 43.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Exhibitions: The Brooklyn Museum Art School Exhibition, Faculty Christmas Show, December 12, 1972.
Estimate $500-700

Very slight toning and acid burn to the front. Inscribed in graphite on the reverse, "The South Wind / ink + graphite / by Reuben Tam" u.l. corner. and "BMAS 72" l.r. corner. Hinged to window mat with paper tape in all four corners on the reverse, although the two upper hinges have been cut. Very subtle rippling to the paper.

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Reuben Tam, Graphite, Stationery, Writing instruments

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