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    Gifford Beal (American, 1879-1956)
    III Act "Rosenkavalier" -- Metropolitan Opera House, 1935
    Watercolor and gouache on board
    20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
    Signed lower right: Gifford Beal
    Titled and dated on the reverse: III Act / "Rosenkavalier / Metropolitan Opera House / 35

    PROVENANCE:
    C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York;
    Private collection;
    John Moran Auctioneers, Monrovia, California, June 15, 1993, lot 74;
    Private collection;
    Trotter Galleries, Carmel, California;
    Private collection, Irvine, California.

    EXHIBITED:
    The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 16th Annual International Exhibition of Watercolors, March 18-May 16, 1937;
    Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah, n.d.


    Condition Report*: Extremely fine areas of craquelures in the darker pigments in the crowd. Possible spots of yellow surface soiling above the signature.
    Framed Dimensions 26 X 30 Inches
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    May, 2021
    7th Friday
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