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    Description

    Carson Sutherlin Davenport (American, 1908-1972)
    The Post as a Means of Communication and Local industry, WPA mural preliminaries (two works)
    Gouache on board, each
    9-1/2 x 35-3/4 inches (24.1 x 90.8 cm) (The Post as a Means of Communication)
    6-1/2 x 34-1/2 inches (16.5 x 87.6 cm) (Local industry)


    PROVENANCE:
    Los Angeles Modernism Show & Sale, Los Angeles, California, circa 1998-99;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Condition Report*: The Post as a Means of Communication has faint craquelure with tiny flakes of loss and a few stray hairline surface abrasions; Local industry has a hairline surface abrasion with a few tiny losses. Both framed under museum glass.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    17th-19th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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