Description

    ROGER NORMAN MEDEARIS (American, 1920-2001)
    A Talkative Drunk, 1961
    Tempera on board
    26 x 22 inches (66.0 x 55.9 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: Medearis 1961

    Titled and signed verso: A TALKATIVE DRUNK/ EGG TEMPERA/ Roger Medearis/ 22 x 26

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Alexander Lester Kreger, Monterey, CA;
    Thence by descent to private collection, Allen, TX.

    Roger Medearis was a pupil of Thomas Hart Benton at the Kansas City Art Institute.


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Tiny paint chips near signature, on drunk's left shoulder, and in green background, lower right edge; otherwise very good condition; frame dimensions:  33 x 29".

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    27th Thursday
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