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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3455B Marlborough
September 25, 2020 12:00 PMCalender
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Andrew Newell Wyeth (American, 1917-2009) Study for "Race Gate"

$12,500$10,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3455B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: September 25, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Andrew Newell Wyeth (American, 1917-2009)

Study for "Race Gate"
Inscribed and signed "Study for/"Race Gate"/A. Wyeth" l.r., identified on labels from Babcock Galleries, New York; Ann Kendall Richards, Inc., New York; and Frank E. Fowler, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, all affixed to the frame backing.
Watercolor and pencil on paper, sight size 11 7/8 x 28 1/2 in. (30.0 x 72.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Two sheets each measuring 11 7/8 x 14 1/4 are abutted on the vertical axis at the center, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Private collection, La Quinta, California; Frank E. Fowler, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, 1985; Private collection, Fukushima, Japan, circa 1990; Christie's East, June 15, 2000, Lot 284; unknown private collection; Doyle New York, American and European Paintings and Sculpture, December 5, 2001, Lot 99; through to the current private collection.

Literature: Canton Art Institute, Andrew Wyeth: From Public and Private Collections, exhibition catalogue, Canton, Ohio, 1985, p. 21, illustrated; Spanierman Gallery, 19th & 20th Century American Masters, New York, 2008.

Exhibitions: Canton, Ohio, Canton Art Institute, Andrew Wyeth: From Public and Private Collections, September 15-November 3, 1985.

N.B. We would like to thank Mary Adam Landa, The Andrew & Betsy Wyeth Collection Manager and Director of the Andrew Wyeth Catalogue Raisonné, for her kind assistance in cataloging this lot.
Estimate $20,000-40,000


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Keywords

Andrew Newell Wyeth, Betsy Wyeth, Christie, Doyle, Mary Adam Landa, Frank E. Fowler, Fukushima, Japan, La Quinta, American, Babcock Galleries, European