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Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) A Lack of Slack

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
282
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$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011)

A Lack of Slack
Signed, dated, and numbered "© Harry Jackson 1973/16" on the top of the base, titled on a presentation plaque affixed to the plinth.
Bronze with a brown/black patina, height 15 3/4 in. (40.0 cm), on a contoured stone base.
Condition: Dust and dirt to interstices.

Provenance: Purchased from the National Academy of Western Art Exhibition, June 1974, National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; by family descent to the current owner.

N.B. In this well known bronze, Jackson captured the intense movement of the horses and rider at a dramatic moment with painstaking attention to every detail.

The lot is accompanied by a signed letter from Harry Jackson on Wyoming Foundry Studios stationery, dated September 19, 1974, certifying this cast, by other paperwork and ephemera about the purchase, and by several catalogs about Harry Jackson. The work comes in its original wood crate with mailing label from the Cowboy Hall of Fame.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Oklahoma City, Harry Jackson, Modern art, Visual arts

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