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John Way [Wei Letang] (Chinese/American, 1921-2012) October 1962

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
470
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

John Way [Wei Letang] (Chinese/American, 1921-2012)

October 1962
Signed and dated "John Way '65" u.l., titled on a label from Joan Peterson Gallery, Boston, affixed to the frame backing.
Oil on paper, sight size 14 3/4 x 22 7/8 in. (36.7 x 58.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Paper with a Strathmore embossed stamp u.l., gentle rippling to sheet, adhesive residue to u.l., l.l, and l.r. corners, tears to u.l. and c.l. repaired with tape on the reverse, small abrasions u.l., toning and staining to the reverse of the sheet.

Provenance: Ex-collection Garland Knitting Mills.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Framed dimensions: 20 1/2 x 25 in.

Condition: Tear to u.l. measures 12.3 cm, tear to c.l. measures 2.3 cm.


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