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  • Provenance

    Estate of the artist
    Associated American Artists, New York, 1971

  • Literature

    Sylvan Cole and Jane Myers 9

  • Catalogue Essay

    Early description of Hotel de France: "blond beauty of pale planes, curling arabesques, a sweep of line leading out with invitation to the unseen" Elisabeth Luther Cary, Pre-Holiday Offerings in Art Galleries: Watercolors and Prints, The New York Times, December 15, 1929

    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

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Hotel de France

1929
Lithograph, on pale fawn-colored Rives BFK paper, with probably full margins.
I. 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
S. 20 3/4 x 15 in. (52.7 x 38.1 cm)

Signed and numbered 26/30 in pencil, with The Downtown Gallery date stamp 'Oct 31 1930' on the reverse, framed.

Estimate
$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $3,528

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Online Auction 4 - 11 December  2020