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September 26, 2019 06:00 PMCalender

Beatrice Riese (American, 1917-2004) Asmat

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3293B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 27, 2019 12:00PM


Beatrice Riese (American, 1917-2004)

Signed, titled, and dated "...1998" on the reverse, inscribed with accession number "2002.110" from the Detroit Institute of Arts on the stretcher, and with four Sotheby's stickers affixed to stretcher.
Oil, ink, and pencil on canvas, 42 1/2 x 49 in. (108.0 x 124.5 cm), unframed.
Condition: Minor surface grime.

Provenance: Ex-collection Detroit Institute of Arts (deaccessioned in 2011); Sotheby's, New York, Contemporary Art, September 22, 2011, Lot 302.
Estimate $800-1,200

There is one small dent to the canvas at center right, and two small dents with abrasions at upper left. There are narrow lines of canvas protrusions at upper right and lower left. There is craquelure to the edges and minor wear to the corners.

The Detroit Institute of Arts has confirmed that the accession number corresponds with their records and has sent a copy of their deaccession form.

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Beatrice Riese