Sale 19PT02 | Lot 2034

Alvin Demar Loving Jr.

Catalogue: Post-War & Contemporary Art

Lot Details

Lot 2034
Alvin Demar Loving Jr.
American, 1935-2005
Untitled, circa 1966-68
Inscribed Loving and marked with a directional arrow on reverse
Oil on canvas
68 x 61 inches (172.72 x 154.94 cm)

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Mara Kearney Loving.


Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $37,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The canvas is strip lined along overlap. The pigment at sides shows signs of in-paint at corners and along front and back of edges. Two horizontal cracks at lower left center. A 2 1/2 inch diameter impact crack at center right. A 2 inch diameter impact crack at upper right center. A 1 inch diameter impact crack at upper right.
Approximately seven random cracks at upper left. radiating cracks at four of the six corners. 3 inch and 2 inch scratches in paint at upper left. Paint losses along front edge of sides all around. Five spot-patches on verso with correlation to cracking on front. The stretcher is new and not original to the painting.


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Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $37,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Post-War & Contemporary Art

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