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Peter Busa (American, 1914-1985) Embullient Chord

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
740
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

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

Description:

Peter Busa (American, 1914-1985)

Embullient Chord
Signed "Busa" l.r., titled and signed "...Busa" on the reverse, with an
exhibition catalogue from Nova Gallery, Boston, affixed to the reverse.
Oil on canvasboard, 24 x 20 in. (61.0 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor surface grime.

Exhibitions: Peter Busa: Recent Paintings, February 21 to March 11, 1960, Nova Gallery, Boston, no. 22.
Estimate $800-1,200

Silica or similiar mixed into the oil to create heavy impasto; black paint at center appears to be high gloss enamel or similar; no additional condition issues to report.

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Peter Busa, Nova Gallery

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