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James Montgomery Flagg (American, 1877-1960) G.K. Chesterton, A Caricature

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
624
Sold for:
$729$600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

James Montgomery Flagg (American, 1877-1960)

G.K. Chesterton, A Caricature
Signed and titled "JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG..." l.l., identified on a label from
Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, affixed to the backing.
Charcoal on paper/board, sight size 22 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (57.2 x 37.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Tack hole l.r., not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., 1972; Estate of Charles Rand Penney (1923-2010), Lockport, New York.

Literature: Drawings: From the Collection of Charles Rand Penney (University of Rochester, 1981), p. 19.

Exhibitions: Drawings: From the Collection of Charles Rand Penney, New York: Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, 1981, no. 35; The Modern Figure, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York City, April 19 to June 1, 2001.
Estimate $400-600

Cannot inspect full sheet because it is sandwiched between the window and backing mats; small paper loss to l.r. measuring approx. 1/4 x 1/4 in.; no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Gerald Peters Gallery, James Montgomery Flagg, Rand Penney, Charles Rand, Berry-Hill Galleries Inc., Lockport, University of Rochester, Charles Rand Penney, New York City, Rochester, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York

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