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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3248B Boston
May 10, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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John Way [Wei Letang] (Chinese/American, 1921-2012) Untitled

$1,046$850
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3248B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

John Way [Wei Letang] (Chinese/American, 1921-2012)

Untitled
Signed and dated "John Way '68" l.r.
Oil on paper, 19 x 24 in. (48.2 x 60.7 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Restored horizontal tear to u.c. edge with tape on the corresponding area of the reverse, brown paper tape remnants at intervals on three sides of the reverse, corners stabilized with clear tape on the reverse.

Provenance: Through the family of the artist.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Numbered "60/1738" in ink on a small gummed label on the u.r. corner of the reverse.

Restored tear at u.c. edge measures 1 5/8 inches across, with tiny surface loss at one side.


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Keywords

Wei Letang, Punched tape, Tape