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Josef Presser (American, 1907-1967) Three Framed Portrait Heads: Profile of a Girl, Profile of a Boy

Auction:
2978T
Lot:
1187
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Discovery - 2978T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Josef Presser (American, 1907-1967)

Three Framed Portrait Heads: Profile of a Girl, Profile of a Boy, and Woman in a Floral Wreath. Girl and Boy signed "Presser" u.l., Woman signed l.r. Mixed media on paper/board, sight sizes to 17 x 14 in. Condition: Woman with areas of craquelure and flaking particularly in the red pigment, Girl and Boy with small areas of paint loss and abrasion, not examined out of frames.

N.B. The lot also includes a sketchbook (measuring 17 x 14 inches, with spiral binding along top edge) with six line drawings, and an undated letter from the artist discussing the titles he uses for his figural works.
Estimate $20-200


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