Lot 144

Ben Kamihira

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(American, 1925-2004)

Figure Composition, signed lower right "Kamihira", oil on canvas, 44-1/4 x 38 in.; original frame, 52-1/4 x 46-1/4 in. 

Provenance: Collection of Mr. and Ms. Lawrence C. Kline; by descent in family

Exhibited: The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Faculty Exhibition, Pennsylvania, October 21 - November 27, 1960, a letter indicates they would have Ben Kamihara sign the painting while it was at the exhibition (accompanied by a facsimile of the letter)

 

Condition

canvas slightly slack, crackle, small points of accretion and flaking, abrasions, surface dirt; stretcher marks; frame with abrasions

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence C. Kline; by descent in family