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September 25, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Gifford Beal (American, 1875-1956) Mountebanks

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3455B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: September 25, 2020 12:00PM


Gifford Beal (American, 1875-1956)

Signed "GIFFORD BEAL" l.r., titled on a label from Kraushaar Galleries, New York, affixed to the back of the frame, and on a label from the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, affixed to the reverse.
Oil on Masonite, 42 x 60 1/4 in. (106.7 x 153.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Varnish inconsistencies, small areas of fine craquelure/drying cracks to some areas of impasto, possible retouch or natural pigment fluorescence.

Provenance: Kraushaar Galleries, New York, to the collection of Irving Mitchell Felt, New York (the former president of the current Madison Square Garden), then descended within the family.

Exhibitions: The 1939 International Exhibition of Paintings, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, October 19-December 10, 1939.
Estimate $40,000-60,000

Frame dimensions: 52 x 70 x 1 in.

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