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    Francis Criss (American, 1901-1973)
    Third Avenue El, circa 1933
    Oil on canvas
    25-1/4 x 19 inches (64.1 x 48.3 cm)
    Signed lower left: Criss

    ACA Galleries, New York:
    Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York;
    Collection of Edward R. Downe, Jr.;
    Private collection, New Jersey, 1992;
    Private University, gift from the above, 2000.

    Owen Gallery, New York, "American Modern," April 12-June 12, 2001.

    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; craquelure, however, surface is stable; an approx. 1 inch surface abrasion in sky at upper left quadrant; under UV light, there appears to be an approx. 1/2 x 1 inch repair at center as well as possible crackfill in lower right quadrant. Framed Dimensions 28.5 X 22.25 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    3rd Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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