Description

    Albert Beck Wenzell (American, 1864-1917)
    Flirtation and Heartbreak, Collier's magazine interior illustration (two works), March 26, 1910
    Oil on canvas laid on board, each
    18 x 30-3/4 inches (45.7 x 78.1 cm) (oval) (sight, each)
    Each signed lower center: AB Wenzell

    EXHIBITED:
    Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco, California, "The Age of Elegance: Paintings, Drawings, and Pastels by Albert Beck Wenzell," February 10-28, 1967.

    This lot is accompanied by the Maxwell Galleries exhibition catalog and a copy of the Collier's magazine page where Flirtation was published.


    Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000.

    Condition Report*:

    The oval gold matt is adhered to works which covers all but the "A" in the signature of Flirtation; Flirtation has light overall surface grime and a few faint surface scratches; Heartbreak has light overall surface grime; under UV exam, there appears to be no previous restoration in either works. Framed Dimensions 25.5 X 36.5 Inches

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    May, 2016
    7th Saturday
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