05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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Yolande Fievre (French, 1907-1983) Mystery Story

$2,328$1,900
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Yolande Fievre (French, 1907-1983)

Mystery Story, 1967
Signed, dated, and titled "Fievre Juillet 1967..." in pen and identified on a label
from the Makler Gallery (see below) on the reverse.
Mixed media (found wood, tin, seeds, and stone) assemblage, 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 3 in. (24.0 x 24.0 x 7.0 cm), in a shadow box.
Condition: Two loose stones.

Provenance: Purchased from the Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 21, 1969.

N.B. A copy of the original invoice accompanies the lot.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Three loose stones which have disadhered from their wood supports to the l.r. quadrant; no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Makler Gallery, Yolande Fievre, Mixed media, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia