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Richard Marshall Merkin (American, 1938-2009) Yamekraw, An Original Composition

Auction:
3010B
Lot:
530
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3010B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 19, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Richard Marshall Merkin (American, 1938-2009)

Yamekraw, An Original Composition
Signed "Merkin" l.r., titled within the composition, with a label from Obelisk Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, affixed to the reverse.
Tempera on board, 48 x 71 3/4 in. (121.9 x 182.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered small paint losses, craquelure to u.r., not examined out of frame.

Provenance: The estate of Joan Sonnabend, Boston, Massachusetts.
Estimate $700-900

Framed dimensions: 48 1/2 x 72 in.


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.

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Joan Sonnabend, Richard Marshall Merkin, Conservation and restoration of paintings, Craquelure, Merkin, Pottery

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