Description

    ARSHILE GORKY (American, 1904-1948)
    Untitled (Head), c. 1937
    Oil on cardboard
    16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
    Signed in pencil verso top: Arshile Gorky

    PROVENANCE: Dr. and Mrs. William E. Boutelle (acquired directly from the artist)
    Private collection (acquired by descent from above)

    LITERATURE:
    Jordan & Goldwater, 204

    NOTE:
    This lot is catalogued in the Arshile Gorky Foundation Archives as number P204


    Condition Report*:

    Minor to moderate rubbing and loss, particularly at top edge and bottom right corner. Some surface cracking, most notably at top portion, running almost entire length of work and down 1.25 inches into the composition. Light all-over soiling to surface. Verso shows acidified cardboard and some discoloration. Tape removal and pencil markings. Some handling marks and small areas of paint. Generally good condition. Framed Dimensions 16.25 X 12.25 Inches

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    22nd Wednesday
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