Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 10, 2010 02:00 PMCalender

Ronald Von Ehmsen (American, d. 1963) Jazz.

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Auction: Discovery - 2525MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 10, 2010 2:00PM


Ronald Von Ehmsen (American, d. 1963)

Jazz. Signed "VON/EHMSEN/57" l.r. Oil on canvas, 43 1/2 x 35 1/2 in., unframed. Condition: Canvas deformations, very loose on stretcher, abrasions, creasing, paint losses, surface grime.
Estimate $400-600

Ronald Von Ehmsen was shot and killed at the age of 31. Brief biographical material, including a reproduction of a cartoon drawn by Ed Gordon showing one of Von Ehmsen's exploits in front of Cafe Rafio (of which he was co-owner) in Greenwich Village and an excerpt from The Village Voice, accompany the lot.


Ronald Von Ehmsen, The Village Voice, Cafe Rafio