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Jacob J. Kass (American, 1910-2000) Sketch of a Handsaw with a New York Street Scene on the Blade.

Auction:
3008T
Lot:
1541
Sold for:
$209$170

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Auction:
Discovery - 3008T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Jacob J. Kass (American, 1910-2000)

Sketch of a Handsaw with a New York Street Scene on the Blade.
Signed and dated "J. Kass/85" within the composition l.l. Pencil on paper, sheet size 15 1/2 x 39 3/4 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Minor soiling to edges of the sheet.

N.B. AskArt provides the following biography: A folk-art painter of Vermont landscapes and New York City scenes on handsaws, Jacob Kass retired to Vermont in 1976 when he began his painting career. Previously he had lived in Brooklyn where he carried on his father's wagon and truck painting business.
Estimate $20-200


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Jacob J. Kass, Kass, Brooklyn, New York City

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