Description

    ROCKWELL KENT (American, 1882-1971)
    Finished Drawing of a Man in Medieval Costume, 1956
    Pen and ink with white gouache heightening on painted green laid paper
    19-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches (49.5 x 31.8 cm)
    Monogrammed and dated at lower center in blue ink and pencil: 19 K [inscribed by a circle] 56

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection.


    Condition Report*:

    Sheet is taped to the back of a window mat around its perimeter. Image is in very good condition. There is a pinpoint loss to the green background paint 1 inch from left edge near center; a spot of discoloration at upper left corner; a few scuffs to the matte finish of the green paint near upper edge of the sheet, just above the figure's bent knee, just right of his midsection, a tiny spot of ink (original?) just below and to left of the line on which figure stands, and a couple of spots of very faint discoloration or darkening between the feet of the figure and the monogram. 

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-12th Wednesday-Thursday
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