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Michael Loew (American, 1907-1985) Dot-Dash Series #2

Auction:
2655B
Lot:
569
Sold for:
$2,880

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2655B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 17, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

Michael Loew (American, 1907-1985)

Dot-Dash Series #2
Signed and dated "Loew '75" l.r., signed, dated, titled, and inscribed "M. Loew '75/
"DOT-DASH SERIES #2/30 x 24/ACRYLIC AND WATERCOLOR/ON LINEN" on the reverse.
Acrylic and watercolor on linen, 30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 60.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure u.r., subtle canvas indentation at center, soiling and surface grime.

Provenance: Purchased by Roy Gussow from the Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, December 7, 1977; by family descent to the present owner.
Estimate $600-800

Heavy soiling and surface grime--would benefit from a gentle cleaning, subtle canvas indentation at center (above yellow horizontal bar) measuring approx. 1 x 1/2 in, stress craquelure to u.r. corner and scalloping along top tacking margin from stretching., no additional condition issues to report.


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Keywords

Michael Loew, Roy Gussow, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, Art forgery, Control theory, Craquelure, Grime, State space, Visual arts, Watercolor painting

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