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Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942) Family Doctor

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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

Description:

Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942)

Family Doctor, 1941, edition of 300 (Czestochowski, W20). Signed "Grant Wood" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l., information regarding the artist affixed to the backing. Lithograph on paper, image size 10 x 11 7/8 in. (25.4 x 30.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Gentle rippling, several pinpoint fox marks, not examined out of frame.

N.B. This work is based on Wood's drawing of the hands of Dr. Andrew William Bennett of Iowa City. This print was completed just before Wood himself was admitted to the hospital on November 24th, 1941.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Out of the frame the sheet measures 12 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches and has deckled upper and lower edges. The are some scattered fox marks including several in the image. There is pale toning to the verso.


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Andrew William Bennett, Artists, Grant Wood, Pencil, Visual arts, W20, Writing implements, Iowa City

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