01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Jacob Landau (American, 1917-2001) Portrait of John Updike

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

Description:

Jacob Landau (American, 1917-2001)

Portrait of John Updike, c. 1960
Signed "Jacob Landau" l.c., identified on a label affixed to the glass l.l.
Watercolor with graphite on paper/board, sight size 16 1/2 x 19 in. (41.9 x 48.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

N.B. The present work was an illustration for an excerpt of John Updike's Rabbit, Run published in Reader's Digest. We wish to thank Rosa Giletti at the Jacob Landau Institute for her assistance with cataloguing the lot.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

Jacob Landau, John Updike, Reader's Digest, Rosa Giletti, Jacob Landau Institute