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    Larry Rivers (1923-2002)
    Seated Child, 1949
    Gouache and pencil on paper
    13-7/8 x 16-7/8 inches (35.2 x 42.9 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Rivers '49

    PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR

    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, New York, October 7, 1986, lot 215;
    Private collection, New York, acquired from the above.

    In 1948, Larry Rivers and many of the second-generation New York School artists were very influenced by a major Pierre Bonnard retrospective at MoMA. Seated Child recalls the Bonnard-style works that Rivers began making at that time.


    More information about Larry Rivers, also known as Rivers, Larry, Grossberg, Yitzroch Loiza, Larry Rivers, Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg.



    Condition Report*: Sheet is hinged to board; overall slight paper discoloration; not examined out of frame; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 27.75 X 30.75 Inches
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    November, 2018
    29th Thursday
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