01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Martyl Schweig Langsdorf (American, b. 1918) Lot of Two Framed Works: Three Seated Men at a Village Corner

$444$375
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Martyl Schweig Langsdorf (American, b. 1918)

Lot of Two Framed Works: Three Seated Men at a Village Corner and Dancers
Three Men signed "martyl" l.r., inscribed "No 36" on the reverse,
oil on paperboard, 7 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. (20.0 cm x 35.0 cm); Dancers signed "Martyl" l.r., mixed media on paperboard, sheet size 16 1/2 x 21 7/8 in. (42.0 x 55.5 cm).
Condition: Three Men with toning, affixed to backing board with paper tape, Dancers good.
Estimate $800-1,200

Dancers with an ink sketch of a reclining female nude on the reverse, toning to sheet, very small hole in outermost layer of collaged paper in center (with surface still attached), likely original to the work. (see photos), mild craquelure and rippling l.c. in area of thicker impasto. Men with small tack hole l.l. corner, paper tape verso holding sheet to window mat.

Keywords

oil, mixed media