09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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John Whorf (American, 1903-1959) Copley Square, Rain

$10,665$9,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

John Whorf (American, 1903-1959)

Copley Square, Rain
Signed "John Whorf" l.r., titled on the reverse, identified on a label from
The Milch Galleries, New York, accompanying the lot.
Watercolor on paper, 15 3/8 x 22 5/8 in. (38.6 x 57.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Small tack holes at edges, mild toning and tape/glue residue to the reverse.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Outline pencil sketch of house and barn to the reverse. Glue/tape residue along perimeter of the reverse. Toning to the reverse. Some subtle toning and perhaps mild acid burn along top of sheet, recto. Sheet hinged to window mat with archival tape. Tack holes, probably no more than 8 total, in corners and at top edge.

Keywords

John Whorf, Copley Square, The Milch Galleries