Description

    BEN SHAHN (American, 1898-1969)
    Cubist Composition, 1928
    Gouache and watercolor on paper
    8-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches (21.0 x 14.0 cm)

    PROVENANCE:
    Philip Van Doren Stern, gift from the artist;
    Raydon Gallery, New York.

    EXHIBITED:
    The Union League Club, New York 1980.

    This work is an unsigned preliminary study for a larger watercolor, Composition with Masks, 1928, 20 x 14 inches signed Ben Shahn. That work was sold by Heritage on December 6-7, 2007, lot 23603.


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    Paper slightly toned, but otherwise excellent condition.

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