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William Nelson Copley (American, 1919-1996) Untitled

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3100B
Lot:
408
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3100B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

William Nelson Copley (American, 1919-1996)

Untitled
Signed and dated "CPLY/1991" on the reverse, identified on a label from Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York, affixed to the reverse.
Mixed media including cardboard, paint, lace, and Styrofoam, 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (44.4 x 44.4 x 5.7 cm).
Condition: Cracks and losses to Styrofoam, pinholes u.c., tear u.c., creases u.c.

Provenance: Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York; Estate of Richard E. Anderson, New York, New York/Redding, Connecticut.

Literature: CPLY: William N. Copley, exhibition catalogue, New York: David Nolan Gallery, 1991, illustrated p. 13.

N.B. Though there is no checklist for the exhibition, CPLY: William N. Copley, at David Nolan Gallery, New York, November 16–December 14, 1991, this work was likely included in that show. We would like to thank Anthony Atlas of the William N. Copley Estate for his kind assistance with cataloging this work.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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Anthony Atlas, Richard E. Anderson, William Nelson Copley, Copley, Genealogy, Nolan, Property, Styrofoam, William Copley

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