Reginald Marsh (American, 1898-1954)
The Trapezist, New Yorker magazine cover preliminary,
Watercolor and ink on paper
24-1/2 x 16 inches (62.2 x 40.6 cm) (image)
Signed verso: Marsh
Senator William Benton, Connecticut;
Estate of the above;
Sale: Treadway/Toomey, Oak Park, Illinois, March 4, 2007, lot
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut,
Storrs, Connecticut, 1973.
A letter detailing the provenance for this work signed by Helen
Benton, daughter of Senator William Benton, accompanies this
Sheet measures 26.25 x 17 inches with 2.5 inch margin on each side that has been folded to be flat on verso; sheet is hinged to mat at top edge verso; small appox. 1/4 inch tear in upper right corner, not affecting image; otherwise, there appears to be no major visible condition issues affecting work; framed under museum glass. Framed Dimensions 32 X 23.25 Inches
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