Stuart Davis - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Estate of the artist
    Associated American Artists, New York 1976 or 1986

  • Literature

    Sylvan Cole and Jane Myers 13

  • Catalogue Essay

    In 1929 this image was exhibited with a group of Davis' Paris lithographs at The Downtown Gallery in the third annual American Print Makers exhibition.

    The date ink stamp on the reverse was the date the artist dropped off the print to The Downtown Gallery. In 1927, Davis joined Edith Halpert’s Downtown Gallery located at 113 West 13th Street - Greenwich Village's first commercial art gallery.

Property from a Midwest Collection This lot is to be Sold with No Reserve


Lot offered with No Reserve

Two Heads (C. & M. 13)

A very rare lithograph, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 9 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. (24.1 x 31.4 cm)
S. 11 1/4 x 16 in. (28.6 x 40.6 cm)

Signed and numbered 9/12 in pencil, with The Downtown Gallery date stamp 'Dec 10 1929' on the reverse, unframed.

$1,500 - 2,500 

Sold for $1,386

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 20 - 22 April 2021