11-10-2010 11-11-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2525M Marlborough
November 10, 2010 02:00 PMCalender
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Ben Shahn (American, 1898-1969) Portrait of Sacco and Vanzetti

$178$150
Auction: Discovery - 2525M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 10, 2010 2:00PM

Description:

Ben Shahn (American, 1898-1969)

Portrait of Sacco and Vanzetti, 1958. Stamped in red "Ben Shahn" l.r. Serigraph on paper, sight size 24 x 18 in., framed. Condition: Staining l.l. and u.r. corners, creasing, rippling, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Purchased from the Friends of Art, Sales and Rental Gallery, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, in 1959.

Literature: Kenneth W. Prescott, The Complete Graphic Works of Ben Shahn, New York: Quadrangle Books, 1973, Figure 32.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Ben Shahn, Sacco and Vanzetti, Missouri, Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Rental Gallery, Kenneth W. Prescott