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Moses Soyer (American, 1899-1974) Figure of a Young Woman Standing

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Moses Soyer (American, 1899-1974)

Figure of a Young Woman Standing
Signed and dated "M SOYER/51" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 10 in. (50.3 x 25.5 cm), in a hand-toned frame.
Condition: Surface grime.

Provenance: The estate of Nathan Krueger (1935-1974), owner of the Cooperative Gallery, Newark, New Jersey, which he founded with Bernard Rabin in 1936; to the current private New Jersey collection.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a black and white period photograph of the painting stamped by Oliver Baker, New York, on the reverse. The photograph shows the date "51" very clearly, before it was partially obscured by dark pigment or stain. The frame on this painting, which has been toned to complement the palette of the work, may have been made by the artist or by the dealer, Nathan Krueger, who was a friend of the artist.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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Keywords

Nathan Krueger, Moses Soyer, Bernard Rabin, Oliver Baker, Culture, Grime, Jewish surnames, Kruger, Nathan, Provenance, Rabin, Soyer, Surnames, Newark

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