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    THOMAS BROWNELL ELDRED (American, 1903-1993)
    Nonobjective Abstract, 1941
    Watercolor and gouache on paper
    Signed and dated verso: Eldred 41
    18 x 14 inches (45.7 x 35.6 cm)

    Acquisition source stated that this work was exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum during the 1940s.


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    Thomas Brownell Eldred, abstract painter, printmaker, and teacher was born in Climax, Michigan.  While attending the Art Students League in New York City, he studied under Thomas Hart Benton, a relationship which provided him with the formalist aesthetics that are so often showcased in abstraction.  Eldred also drew from his skills as a printmaker and as a naval wood pattern maker in creating  his body of work.  He is housed in collections such as the Guggenheim and the Detroit Institute of Arts. 



    Condition Report*: Overall in excellent condition.  Not examined outside frame.
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    11th Thursday
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