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Kimon Nicolaïdes (American, 1892-1938) Hand of Fate (Cruel Hand), Whitman Series

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
424
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$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

Kimon Nicolaïdes (American, 1892-1938)

Hand of Fate (Cruel Hand), Whitman Series
Identified, titled, and dated "...1935-1936" on an unattributed typewritten label affixed to the stretcher and in an inscription on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 44 x 54 in. (111.8 x 137.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, lifting and flaking near left and lower edges, accretions (possibly from frame) near right edge, surface grime.

Provenance: Purchased from the artist by Mrs. Philip Roosevelt; by descent to the current private collection, Massachusetts.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Inscribed "VAL #3" (within a circle), "PROPERTY OF MRS. P.J. ROOSEVELT," and "91" (within a circle), all on the stretcher.

Framed dimensions: 45 3/4 x 55 3/4 in.


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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Philip Roosevelt, Kimon Nicola, Ambulances, Beds, Medical equipment, Stretcher

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