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Orson Byron Lowell (American, 1871-1956) "If she accepts me, you'll have to make my allowance three times what it is now..."

Auction:
3217T
Lot:
1125
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 3217T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Orson Byron Lowell (American, 1871-1956)

"If she accepts me, you'll have to make my allowance three times what it is now..." Signed "Orson Lowell u.l., identified and dated "...1909" on an exhibition label affixed to the frame backing paper. Pen and ink on paper, sight size 19 3/4 x 27 3/4 in., framed. Condition: Paper is seamed down the center, toning, pale staining, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf, Massachusetts and Florida.

Exhibitions: The Art Institute of Chicago, Original Drawings by Orson Lowell, August 18- October 18, 1911.

N.B. The exhibition label on the frame backing paper indicates that this drawing was published in LIFE magazine in 1909.
Estimate $400-600


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Orson Byron Lowell, Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, Orson Lowell

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