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Vernon B. Smith (American, 1894-1969) Japanese Figure with Flowers

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
378
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Vernon B. Smith (American, 1894-1969)

Japanese Figure with Flowers
Signed and dated "Vernon Smith/1930" c.r.
Batik on linen, 49 1/4 x 36 1/4 in. (125.0 x 92.0 cm), unframed.
Condition: Pinholes to edges (with discoloration), fading near corners, fraying to edges, small tear near l.r. corner.

N.B. Vernon Smith spent much of his career on Cape Cod and worked for the WPA's Federal Art Project as supervisor for the Cape and southeastern Massachusetts during the Depression. In addition to batik designs, Smith also produced paintings, sculpture, bas-relief woodcarvings, and aluminum constructions.
Estimate $600-800


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B. Vernon Smith, Batik, Culture, Indonesia, National symbols of Indonesia, Vernon, Vernon B. Smith, Vernon Smith

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