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Helen Lundeberg (American, 1908-1999) Looking Through

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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

Description:

Helen Lundeberg (American, 1908-1999)

Looking Through
Unsigned, identified, titled, and dated ".../1964" on a label from Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, affixed to the stretcher, with a label from deCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm), unframed.
Condition: Scattered abrasions.

Provenance: Collection of the artist; The Stephen and Sybil Stone Foundation; deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Minor wear with paint loss to each of the corners. Tiny dimple to surface located in the l.l. quadrant, in the black area, located 2 1/2 inches in from left side and 1 inch up from the bottom, with no paint loss in that area. Minor scuffing to upper right corner. One inch vertical line of fine craquelure in blue arch on upper right.


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.

Keywords

Helen Lundeberg, Boston expressionism, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Massachusetts culture, Lincoln, Los Angeles

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