Milton Avery

1885-1965, American

"West Village Model," 1951

Pencil on paper
Signed lower right: Milton Avery; dated on the gallery labels affixed to the frame's backboard
16.75" H x 13.75" W

  • Provenance: Milton Avery Trust, New York, according to label affixed to the frame's backboard
    Frederick Baker Inc., Chicago, IL
    George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Property from Frances Luban Fine Art, Burbank, CA
  • Exhibited: Frederick Baker Inc., Chicago, IL, "Milton Avery Drawings," March 16-April 27, 2001, No. 26
  • Notes: The color notations written lightly in the figure's dress indicate that this may have been a working drawing for a separate project.

    This lot is accompanied by a copy of a certificate of authenticity / appraisal document from George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA, dated August 13, 2004
  • Condition: Good condition. Slight surface soiling, occasional handling creases, and time staining commensurate with age and use. A few small stains near the left edge. Diagonal creasing across the tip of the lower left corner. Framed floating and mounted to the back mat at the verso of the sheet corners.

    Framed under glass: 25" H x 22" W x 1" D

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