Morris Graves - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session New York Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Willard Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in 1959

  • Exhibited

    Balboa, Newport Harbor, The Pavilion Gallery, Morris Graves Retrospective, March 1 - 31, 1963, no. 41, n.p. (illustrated)
    Pasadena Art Museum, November 20, 1963 - July 3, 1964 (on loan)
    Eugene, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Morris Graves: A Retrospective, February 8 - March 13, 1966. no. 99, p. 47 (illustrated)
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Morris Graves, January 30 - March 3, 1968

The Modern Form: Property from the Collection of Betty and Stanley Sheinbaum

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Spirit Bird

signed and dated "Graves '54" lower right
pen, ink, gouache, and gold paint on paper
14 3/4 x 22 3/4 in. (37.5 x 57.8 cm.)
Executed in 1954.

Estimate
$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $43,750

Contact Specialist
John McCord
Head of Day Sale, Morning Session
New York
+1 212 940 1261
[email protected]

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 15 November 2017