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August 24, 2017 12:00 PMCalender

Katherine Porter (American, b. 1941) A Temperature Fire in Audacious Night

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


Katherine Porter (American, b. 1941)

A Temperature Fire in Audacious Night
Unsigned; ascribed, titled, and dated "...1999" on a label from Alpha Gallery, Boston, affixed to the frame backing.
Gouache on paper, 46 1/2 x 57 1/2 in., framed.
Condition: Rippling, pinholes to edges, sheet floated in frame, not examined out of frame.

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

Exhibitions: Katherine Porter: Celestial Electric Set, Greenville County Museum of Art, South Carolina, April 2-June 1, 2008.
Estimate $600-1,200

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