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Alex Katz (American, b. 1927) Ada with Flowers

Auction:
3010B
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

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

Description:

Alex Katz (American, b. 1927)

Ada with Flowers, 1980, edition of 65 plus proofs, published by the artist and Simca Print Artists, Inc., New York (Maravell, 123). Signed and numbered "Alex Katz 24/65" in pencil within the image l.l., publisher's dry stamp l.r., identified on a label from Galerie Maurice, Chestnut Hill, affixed to the backing. Color screenprint on paper, image/sheet size 48 1/4 x 36 in. (122.4 x 91.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Floated within the mat, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Frame measures 54 1/4 x 42 in. Due to scale, the work cannot be examined out of frame without risking damage. However, the sheet is floated in the frame so all edges are visible, and there is no evidence of staining from the hinges. In a contemporary wooden gilded (on the front) frame with scattered minor abrasions. No additional issues to report.


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Keywords

Simca Print Artists Inc., Alex Katz, Simca, Visual arts

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