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George Luks (American, 1867-1933) Henry

Auction:
3081T
Lot:
1110
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Discovery - 3081T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 08, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

George Luks (American, 1867-1933)

Henry. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in., framed. Condition: Lined and stretched on a new stretcher, minor retouch, drying cracks, surface grime.

Provenance: The collection of Alvin and Annie Schlesinger.

Literature: Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings by George B. Luks, Property of His Estate Sold by Order of William D. Luks, Executor, Public Auction Sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, April 5, 1950, Lot 56, p. 16.

Exhibitions: Rehn Gallery, New York, no date given; Eighth Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Ohio, 1928.

N.B. We would like to thank the Archives of The Cleveland Museum of Art for sending a scan of a photograph from the 1928 exhibition referenced above that shows the painting hanging in their gallery. The archivist also brought to our attention that the painting appeared again in a later Parke-Bernet auction on 20 February 1963 (as lot 81), 13 years after the initial estate auction.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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