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JOSEPHINE MAHAFFEY (1903-1986)
Self Portrait - Painting Chickens
Collage, watercolor, ink
15in. x 12in.
Signed lower right

A wonderful self-portrait that seems to catch the maverick spirit of the artist. An acquaintance of Josephine Mahaffey, upon seeing this collage, remembers seeing the pen and ink drawing of the artist before it became a collage element in this work.

Provenance:
Estate of Josephine Mahaffey



Condition Report*:

Excellent condition. Period frame in excellent condition.

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Auction Dates
December, 2006
2nd Saturday
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