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Hyman Bloom (American, 1913-2009) Marsyas Flayed

Auction:
2878B
Lot:
373
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$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2878B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 22, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Hyman Bloom (American, 1913-2009)

Marsyas Flayed
Signed "HBloom" u.r., inscribed "Marsyas" on the stretcher.
Conté crayon on paper likely mounted to canvas, 59 3/4 x 38 7/8 in. (151.5 x 98.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor rippling to corners, not examined out of frame.

N.B. This work is reported to have been included in the Hyman Bloom travelling retrospective exhibition of 1954-55, held at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 8 April-16 May; M.H. de Young Museum, San Francisco, 11 August-8 September; Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, 16 October-14 November; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (paired with a Jack Levine exhibition), 24 February-3 April 1955.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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Federal Art Project, Flaying, Guggenheim Fellows, Hyman Bloom, Jack Levine, Marsyas

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