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Stow Wengenroth (American, 1906-1978) Manhattan Gateway

Auction:
3140B
Lot:
43
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$12,300$10,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3140B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Stow Wengenroth (American, 1906-1978)

Manhattan Gateway, 1948, edition of 60 (Stuckey, 176). Signed "Stow Wengenroth" in pencil l.r., numbered "Ed/60" in pencil l.l. Lithograph on paper, image size 9 5/8 x 18 in. (24.5 x 45.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Pale mat burn, not examined out of frame.

N.B. Wengenroth made four different lithographs featuring the Brooklyn Bridge. Manhattan Gateway is the first. It is the only nocturne of the four, and is the most mysterious and evocative.
Estimate $700-900

Sheet measures 13 7/8 x 20 3/4 in. (35.0 x 52.5 cm) and is deckled at left and right edges. Linen tape hinge remnants on the verso along top edge, mat burn or similar on the verso around edges of the sheet. Framed with glass. No additional issues to report.


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American art, Stow Wengenroth, Visual arts

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