09-19-2014 09-20-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2750B Boston
September 19, 2014 04:00 PMCalender

Thurloe Conolly (Irish, b. 1918) Plant Forms

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2750B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 19, 2014 4:00PM


Thurloe Conolly (Irish, b. 1918)

Plant Forms
Titled, signed, and dated "THURLOE CONOLLY/JUNE-JULY 1948" on the reverse.
Oil on Masonite, 25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor losses along frame liner.

Provenance: Property from the Collection of James Sachs Plaut (1912-1996), founder and first director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. During World War II, Plaut directed the Art Looting Investigation Unit for the United States Government, the group known as the "Monuments Men."
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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Plant Forms, James Sachs Plaut, first director, Institute of Contemporary Art, Art Looting Investigation Unit, United States Government