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Richard Marshall Merkin (American, 1938-2009) Notes on the Old Dentist

Auction:
3057M
Lot:
185
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$185$150

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

Description:

Richard Marshall Merkin (American, 1938-2009)

Notes on the Old Dentist
Signed "Merkin" u.r., titled and dated "1967" on labels from Obelisk Gallery, Boston, The American Federation of the Arts, and Finch College Museum of Art, New York, affixed to the backing board.
Collage and mixed media on paperboard, 20 x 29 3/4 in., framed.
Condition: Creases to center, rippling c.r., adhesive residue u.r. and c.r., pinhole to u.c., floated in frame, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: The estate of Joan Sonnabend, Boston, Massachusetts.
Estimate $400-800


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Joan Sonnabend, Richard Marshall Merkin, Coated paper, Manufacturing, Media technology, Merkin, Paper, Paperboard, Pulp and paper industry, Sonnabend

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