05-20-2011 05-21-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2547B Boston
May 20, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Theresa Ferber Bernstein (American, 1890-2002) Lot of Two Works: Coney Island

$474$400
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2547B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 20, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Theresa Ferber Bernstein (American, 1890-2002)

Lot of Two Works: Coney Island and Floral Still Life with Book
Both signed "Bernstein" l.r.
Oil and ball point pen on paper, sight sizes to 19 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (48.9 x 237.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Rippling, not examined out of frames.

Provenance: Purchased from the artist in 1989.

N.B. The title Coney Island was told by the artist to the purchaser in 1989. The book pictured on the right in the floral still life is The Poetic Canvas, a collection of Theresa Bernstein's verse published in 1989 (Cranbury, NJ: Cornwall Books), with a picture of Theresa Bernstein and William Meyerowitz on the dust jacket.
Estimate $500-700

Each bearing a label from The Framery, Rockport, MA, on the frame backing paper.

Keywords

Theresa Ferber Bernstein, Coney Island, Theresa Bernstein, William Meyerowitz, Massachusetts, Rockport