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Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Original Pen and Ink Drawing.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1024
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Original Pen and Ink Drawing. Pen and ink sketch with ink wash identified as the work of Cummings by Hildegarde Watson in a printed note affixed to the board on which the drawing is mounted, depicting "Grandfather Watson," James Sibley Watson Senior, the sheet mounted, toned, with some tears, 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.
Cummings graduated from Harvard with Dr. James Sibley Watson Jr. (1894-1982) in 1916. Watson and his wife Hildegarde Lasell Watson (1888-1976), remained close friends of Cummings from that time onward.
Estimate $600-800


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James Sibley Watson Jr., Hildegarde Lasell Watson, Hildegarde Watson, Edward Estlin, Cummings, James Sibley Watson, Pen, Watson

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