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    Description

    Karl Benjamin (American, 1925-2012)
    Untitled, 1951
    Oil on canvas laid on board
    15-7/8 x 20 inches (40.3 x 50.8 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: Karl Benjamin 11-51

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection, Los Angeles, California.

    EXHIBITED:
    Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery, Walnut, California, "Close Values: The Legacy of Karl Benjamin," September 22-December 8, 2016.

    LITERATURE:
    Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery, Close Values: The Legacy of Karl Benjamin, exhibition catalogue, Walnut, California, 2016, pp. 86-7, illustrated.

    NOTE:
    Louis Stern has confirmed the authenticity of this work. It will be included in the catalogue raisonné of the paintings, currently being compiled by Louis Stern Fine Arts and Beth Benjamin.



    Condition Report*: Canvas is laid on board; minor wear and pigment loss to the extreme edges of the canvas; minor surface soiling; there does not appear to be any inpaint under UV inspection.
    Framed Dimensions 17 X 21 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    April, 2020
    20th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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