Sale 05PT02 | Lot 12

John Little American, b.1907 IMBRIUM, 1958

Catalogue: Modern & Contemporary and European & American Art

Lot Details

Lot 12
John Little American, b.1907 IMBRIUM, 1958
American, b.1907
IMBRIUM, 1958
Signed John Little and dated '58 (ll); signed John Little, dated 1958, titled Imbrium and inscribed with dimensions on the reverse
Oil on canvas
40 x 40 inches (101.6 x 101.6 cm.)

Provenance:
Bertha Schaeffer Gallery, New York

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $8,400 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Scattered lines and areas of craquelure. Very heavy in the indigo blue line (center), creating flaking and instability. Paint loss in the purple area (upper left) quadrant, approximately 2 1/2 sq. inches thereby revealing the paint underneath. Paint loss in the gold brown area (lower left quadrant), a line approximately 4 - 5 inches long. Paint flaking in the centra purple paint area as well. Paint beginning to pull up in the brown area (upper rigth center). Finally, craquelure in lower center brown area creating crazing effect.

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $8,400 (includes buyer's premium)

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Modern & Contemporary and European & American Art

Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 10am EST
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