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  • Property from the Collection of the late Betsy Burton


    Betsy Burton (1951-2020) was a true pioneer in her career and her personal life. She distinguished herself as a 'turnaround CEO' working with Fortune 500 companies, serving as CEO for Zales, Tower Records, Supercuts and PIP Printing.  Burton also served on eight public boards including Staples, GNC, Sports Authority and Toys "R" Us.  She was an avid art collector and later in her life resided in Palm Desert, California.

    • Provenance

      André Emmerich Gallery, New York
      Betsy Burton (acquired from the above in 1992)
      Thence by descent to the present owner

    • Exhibited

      New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Al Held, November 6 - December 1, 1990

Property from the Collection of the late Betsy Burton


Cygnus I

signed and dated "AL HELD 89" on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
48 x 60 in. (121.9 x 152.4 cm)
Painted in 1989.

Full Cataloguing

$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $52,920

Contact Specialist

John McCord
Head of Day Sale, Morning Session
New York
+1 212 940 1261

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20th c. and Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York 8 December 2020