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3203B Boston
January 25, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Albert Eugene Gallatin (American, 1881-1952) Composition

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3203B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 25, 2019 10:00AM


Albert Eugene Gallatin (American, 1881-1952)

Signed and inscribed "A.E. Gallatin/November, 1939" on the reverse, titled on a label from Willard Gallery, New York, affixed to the reverse, inscribed "23" on the reverse.
Oil on paperboard, 19 3/4 x 18 in. (50.5 x 45.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Slight bowing to paperboard, surface grime.

Provenance: Gladys Pell Blankarn, cousin of the artist; by descent to her husband, Marshall P. Blankarn (1901-1987), Princeton, New Jersey, and New York City; to his nephew.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

There are pale brown accretions or stains throughout. The bowing to the paperboard is very minor. There is no evidence of retouch under blacklight examination. No further condition issues to report.

Framed dimensions: 23 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.

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Marshall P. Blankarn, Gladys Pell Blankarn, Albert Eugene Gallatin, Princeton, New York City