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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3248B Boston
May 10, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942) Family Doctor

$7,995$6,500
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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Keywords

Andrew William Bennett, Iowa City