Sale 20PT02 | Lot 223

Milton Avery

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Milton Avery

Lot Details

Lot 223
Milton Avery
American, 1885-1965
Woman Sketching; River Bridge, circa 1923: a double-sided work
Signed Milton Avery (ll); signed Milton Avery on the reverse and inscribed 9631 on the stretcher
Oil on canvas
32 1/8 x 26 1/8 inches (81.6 x 66.4 cm)

According to Sally Avery in a letter to the current owner, this is a very early Avery probably painted in the East Hartford Meadows - about 1923.


Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $22,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Surface soiling. There is a light 2 inch scratch in the lower center under the chair. In the lower right corner there are 3 small losses, each smaller than 1/8 inch in size. Stretcher bar marks are visible. No restorations are visible under UV light.


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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $22,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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