02-07-2014 02-08-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2704B Boston
February 7, 2014 04:00 PMCalender

Hannes Beckmann (American, 1909-1976) Light Picture

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2704B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 07, 2014 4:00PM


Hannes Beckmann (American, 1909-1976)

Light Picture, 1961
Signed and dated "hb. 60." l.l., inscribed "'Light Picture/oil 1961/Hannes
Beckmann" on the reverse, inscribed "To Matthew Wysocki" in ink on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 in. (76.3 x 76.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor scuffing, surface accretions and grime.

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 $3,000-5,000

The scuffing is visible almost exclusively in raking light. The work might benefit from cleaning.

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Hannes Beckmann, Matthew Wysocki, oil, Dartmouth College, artist , photographer, professor and chairman, Connecticut