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Lajos Szalay (Hungarian, 1919-1995) Three Ink Drawings: Two Nude Figures ; Christ Crucified and the Apocalypse

Auction:
2906T
Lot:
1431
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Discovery - 2906T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 31, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Lajos Szalay (Hungarian, 1919-1995)

Three Ink Drawings: Two Nude Figures; Christ Crucified and the Apocalypse; and Three Mid-century Figures. All signed "Szalay" in the margins, Apocalypse dated "1945," Modern Figures dated "'57." Sight sizes to 14 x 20 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Toning, not examined out of frames.

Provenance: Collection of philanthropist Dorothy C. Wallace, Brookline, Massachusetts, by descent, to Estate of Dr. James Woodward Wallace, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Estimate $300-500

Dorothy C. Wallace was Mrs. Richard H. Wallace. Her papers are archived in the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Radcliffe (Harvard University).


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James Woodward Wallace, Dorothy C. Wallace, Szalay, Brookline, Cambridge

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