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Mary Beams (American, b. 1945) Dog in Doorway

Auction:
2854T
Lot:
1010
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2854T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 20, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Mary Beams (American, b. 1945)

Dog in Doorway
Unsigned.
Oil on plywood, 48 x 96 in., unframed.
Condition: Surface grime.

N.B. The artist recalls that this panel includes portraits of four colleagues in animation and filmaking (some from the Carpenter Center at Harvard University), including, left to right, George Griffin, E.J. Vaughn, a female assistant on the mural project, and Jim Shook, who is also portrayed with the dog and cat. She does not recall the names of the people who appear in the Polaroid.
Estimate $800-1,200

Marked "E" "5" and "14" on the reverse.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

George Griffin, Jim Shook, Mary Beams, Griffin, Lion-reclining

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