05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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Addison Buswell Burbank (American, 1895-1961) Two Works: Portrait of Two Women Making Tortillas

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Addison Buswell Burbank (American, 1895-1961)

Two Works: Portrait of Two Women Making Tortillas and At the Market
Tortilla signed "ADDISON BURBANK" l.r., Market unsigned.
Gouache and graphite on paper, sheet sizes to 22 x 15 in. (55.9 x 38.1 cm), both framed, including one Taos-style.
Condition: Tortilla with subtle toning, not examined out of frame, Market with tape residue verso, minor tear to bottom edge, toning, rippling.

Estimate $1,500-2,000

At the Market sheet size 22 x 15 in. (56.0 x 38.0 cm). Gentle toning and rippling to sheet. Small irregular tear (1/2 in.) to l.c. edge that is visible in the foreground basket. Affixed to window mat with brown paper tape, but currently detached along three sides. Tape remnants around perimeter of verso.

Making Tortillas sheet size 14 3/4 x 20 5/8 in. (37.5 x 52.5 cm). Subtle mat burn , toning, light soiling, and mild handling creases. Sheet attached to window mat with masking tape on the reverse along one edge, with brown paper tape remnants around the edges of the reverse.

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Addison Buswell Burbank