DescriptionMORGAN RUSSELL (American, 1886-1953)
Innocence et Elegance
Oil on canvas
44 x 57 inches (111.8 x 144.8 cm)
Signed lower right: Morgan Russell
Signed and titled verso: Morgan Russell / Innocence et Elegance
By descent to the great, great grand niece of the above, Texas;
Private collection, California, acquired from the above circa 1980s;
By descent, circa 1990s.
M.S. Kushner, Morgan Russell: A Retrospective by Marilyn S. Kushner, New York, 1990, p. 160, pl. 160, illustrated;
Decoration Internationale, June 1983, Edition 62, pp. 95, 100.
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.
Original Canvas. Two pinhole-sized touches of paint loss in the upper right quadrant and several small areas along the lower left edge. Canvas is slack and should be re-keyed at some point. Areas of fluorescing appear to be due to pigment and surface dirt. Light craquelure. Framed Dimensions 48.5 X 61.25 Inches
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