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January 23, 2015 12:00PMCalender

Bertha Boynton Lum (American, 1869-1954) The Piper

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2778B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 23, 2015 12:00PM


Bertha Boynton Lum (American, 1869-1954)

The Piper, 1916, edition of at least 91 (Gravalos & Pulin, 43). Dated and signed "copyright 1916 by Bertha Lum" in pencil within the image l.c., numbered "no 61" in pencil within the image l.r. Color woodcut on fine Japan paper, image size 9 9/16 x 13 3/4 in. (24.2 x 34.8 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins approximately 1/4 inch, gentle toning/fading, minor crease to corner (just into borderline) u.r., adhered to a backing sheet at corners of margins on verso.
Estimate $400-600

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Bertha Boynton Lum, Bertha Lum, Japan