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Robert Verity Clem (American, b. 1933) Sparrow Hawk

Auction:
2517B
Lot:
448
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2517B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 24, 2010 12:00PM

Description:

Robert Verity Clem (American, b. 1933)

Sparrow Hawk, 1972
Signed and dated "Robert Verity Clem/1972" l.l., titled, inscribed, and dated
"...Chatham/1972" and signed in ink beneath a copyright stamp on the reverse.
Watercolor on paper, 20 5/8 x 29 1/2 in. (52.5 x 75.0 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Staining u.c., subtle rippling, affixed to the window mat with linen tape and brown paper tape, tape residue around perimeter of the reverse.

Provenance: Acquired from the artist by Robert O. Muller (1911-2003), former proprietor of Merwin's, New Haven, Connecticut, and Japanese woodblock print collector; then by family descent to his wife, estate of Ingeborg Lee Muller (1919-2004).
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Staining in a small vertical area (1 x 1/8 in.), u.c., above the treetop.

Keywords

Robert Verity Clem, proprietor, woodblock print collector, Connecticut, New Haven, Ingeborg Lee Muller, Robert O. Muller

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