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January 22, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Alex Katz (American, b. 1927) Boy with Branch I

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2877BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 22, 2016 12:00PM


Alex Katz (American, b. 1927)

Boy with Branch I, 1975, edition of 90, published by Bo Alveryd, Kavlinge, Sweden, and Marlborough Graphics, Inc., New York (Maravell, 77). Signed and numbered "Alex Katz 67/90" in pencil within the image l.l., identified on a label from Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, affixed to the backing. Color aquatint on paper, image/sheet size 24 1/8 x 40 3/8 in. (61.2 x 102.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Deckled edges, ghost image of print to verso from inks, spot glued to facing mat at very edges.

Provenance: Purchased from the Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, in 1978; to the corporate collection of Dunkin' Brands, Inc., Canton, Massachusetts.
Estimate $800-1,200

Glue is to all edges and effects 40-60% of the edges. It attaches the face edge of the print to the front/window mat. It is not possible to photograph the spot glue without damaging the print. No additional issues to report.

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