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E.E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings (American, 1894-1962) Portrait of Marion Moore

Auction: Discovery - 2761T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 13, 2014 10:00AM


E.E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings (American, 1894-1962)

Portrait of Marion Moore
Unsigned, identified as "from E.E. Cummings Collection" on a label from
Luethi-Peterson Camps affixed to the paper backing. Oil on canvas laid on board, sight size 15 x 11 1/2 in. (38.1 x 29.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Canvas mounted to board, with window mat affixed around all four sides.

Provenance: Luethi-Peterson Camps to a private collector, to Grogan & Company, Dedham, Massachusetts, November 11, 2000, Lot 42; to a private New England collection.

N.B. Marion Moore was E.E. Cummings's first wife.
Estimate $600-800

Pinhole sized puncture/loss to center right edge.

Printed label on the frame backing paper says that the work was donated to Luethi-Peterson Camps from the E. E. Cummings Collection in 1969.

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Edward Estlin, Marion Moore, Massachusetts, New England, private collector, Grogan & Company, B. Marion Moore