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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3057M Marlborough
August 24, 2017 12:00PMCalender

Richard Marshall Merkin (American, 1938-2009) Hotel

Auction: 20th Century Design - 3057M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 24, 2017 12:00PM


Richard Marshall Merkin (American, 1938-2009)

Signed and dated "Merkin 1982" l.l., titled within the composition.
Charcoal and pastel on paper, 30 3/4 x 40 3/4 in., framed.
Condition: Rippling, pinholes to corners, floated in frame, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: The estate of Joan Sonnabend, Boston, Massachusetts.

N.B. A label from Obelisk Gallery, Boston, affixed to the backing, indicates that this work was a preliminary drawing for Merkin's 1982 Christmas print.
Estimate $500-700

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Joan Sonnabend, Richard Marshall Merkin, Merkin, Obelisk, Pastel, Sonnabend, Visual arts