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Theora Hamblett (American, 1893-1977) Cotton Pickers

Auction:
2581B
Lot:
622
Sold for:
$24,885$21,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2581B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 03, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Theora Hamblett (American, 1893-1977)

Cotton Pickers
Signed and dated "T. Hamblett '53" l.r., also signed and inscribed "Theora Hamblett
619 Van Buren Oxford, Mississippi" on the reverse, with a label from the House of Heydenryk, New York affixed to the frame.
Oil on canvasboard, 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm), in a Heydenryk frame.
Condition: Minor retouch, fine craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: Betty Parsons Gallery; private collection.

Literature: Ed Meek and William S. Haynie, Theora Hamblett Paintings (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1975), p. 30 (illus.).
Estimate $12,000-18,000

Dashes of retouch to abrasion in l.l. quadrant (over left figure) measuring approx. 1 1/2 in. length; craquelure; the canvasboard has not been trimmed; no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Van Buren Oxford, Mississippi, Heydenryk, Betty Parsons Gallery, Ed Meek, William S. Haynie, University Press

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