01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Lot of Sixty-five Works, Mostly Studies, Including Drawings, Prints, and Ephemera

$7,703$6,500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

Lot of Sixty-five Works, Mostly Studies, Including Drawings, Prints, and Ephemera
One drawing signed and dated "Baskin 1964" in ink l.r., two drawings signed "Baskin"
l.l. or l.r., one etching signed "Baskin" in pencil l.r. and titled and inscribed "Confused Man. Proof" l.l., the remainder unsigned.
Various media (including ink, graphite, woodblock, and etching) on paper, sheet sizes to 19 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. (48.9 x 31.8 cm), unframed.
Condition: Folds, creases, smudges, minor tears.

Provenance: From the artist to his housekeeper/nanny, Martha Maywald.

Estimate $4,000-6,000

Fifty-two ink and/or graphite works on paper, two etchings; one woodblock print, and ten sheets of ephemera (exhibition and personal announcements, articles, envelope).

Keywords

Leonard Baskin, housekeeper, Martha Maywald