09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00PMCalender

Lester F. Johnson (American, 1919-2010) Classical Figure #2

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


Lester F. Johnson (American, 1919-2010)

Classical Figure #2, second state, edition of 10. Signed "Lester Johnson" in pencil l.r., titled and identified in an inscription l.l., numbered "10/10" in pencil l.c. Etching with soft ground on paper, plate size 17 3/4 x 14 5/8 in. (45.0 x 37.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Margins 2 inches or more, foxing, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: A private New England collection.
Estimate $300-500

The foxing is primarily to the margins, and is very visible. There are several fox marks within the image as well, but these are fewer, and much more difficult to see. Although it has not been removed from its frame, there are no other visible condition issues to report.


Lester F. Johnson, New England