02-01-2013 02-02-2013
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2635B Boston
February 1, 2013 12:00 PMCalender

Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (American, 1897-1983) Dock of Abu Simbel at Cairo, Egypt

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2635B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 01, 2013 12:00PM


Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (American, 1897-1983)

Dock of Abu Simbel at Cairo, Egypt
Signed, dated, and inscribed "Ivan Albright 1982 The Nile" l.r., titled l.l.
Pastel and watercolor on paper, 16 1/4 x 24 1/4 in. (41.1 x 61.4 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Affixed with masking tape to a foamcore support.

Provenance: Through the estate of Matthew Wysocki (1920-1991), artist, photographer, professor and chairman of Dartmouth College's visual studies department (1966-1989), to the present owner by family descent, Connecticut.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Masking tape formerly along top and bottom edges, now dried up and totally loosened from bottom edge, while still adhered at top center edge. Glue residue where tape has come loose. No inscriptions to the reverse. No other condition issues to report.

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Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, Cairo, Dock of Abu Simbel, Egypt, Nile, artist , photographer, professor and chairman, Connecticut, Matthew Wysocki, Dartmouth College