Don Smith

b. 20th century

Untitled, Abstract

Oil on plywood panel
Appears unsigned; inscribed with the artist's name, D. C. Smith, return address, and recipient gallery's address, all possibly in the artist's own hand, verso
36.25" H x 48" W

  • Provenance: Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
    Property from an Important New York Corporate Collection
    Private Collection, California, acquired from the above
  • Condition: Visual: Surface dirt and grime commensurate with age. Short lines of vertical craquelure thoroughout, attendant with the grain of the plywood. A 1" H x 0.75" W damage to the plywood panel with attendant paint loss of matching size, lower left corner. Occasional small paint losses, the largest approximately 0.5" H x 0.625" W, at the edge of the blue square, lower left. Pea-sized (or smaller) frame paint losses in places along the extreme edges of the plywood panel.

    Blacklight: Apparently no restoration. Difficult to read under uneven varnish.

    Frame: 36.5" H x 48.5" W x 1" D

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November 1, 2022 12:00 PM PDT
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