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Jimmy Ernst (American, 1920-1984) Tactic II

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
685
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

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

Description:

Jimmy Ernst (American, 1920-1984)

Tactic II, 1955
Signed and dated "Jimmy Ernst 55" l.r., identified on labels from Grace Borgenicht
Gallery, New York, and The Charles R. Penney Collection, Olcott, New York, affixed to the backing.
Ink, ink wash, and graphite with cut-outs on paper/board, 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor toning.

Provenance: Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York; James Goodman Gallery, New York, March 1970; Estate of Charles Rand Penney (1923-2010), Lockport, New York.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Titled "Tactic II" in pencil u.l. verso, also inscribed "7388 Borgenicht", "29556 Borgenicht" and "walnut frame" in pencil on the reverse, Bainbridge illustration board; minor creases to corners; no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Jimmy Ernst, Grace Borgenicht, Olcott, The Charles R, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, James Goodman Gallery, Charles Rand, Lockport, Rand Penney

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