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Modern + Design Auction | April 11, 2024

Thu, Apr 11, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 535

E.E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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(American, 1894-1962)

Untitled, abstract composition, 1943, unsigned, dated verso canvas "May 2 ''43", label verso "From E.E. Cummings Collection donated to Luethi-Peterson Camps in 1969", oil on canvas, 20 x 16 in.; Heydenryk distressed chip carved wood frame, 28 x 23-1/2 x 2 in.

Provenance: Estate of the artist to his daughter; Gift from daughter to Luethi-Peterson Camp, New Hampshire; Private Collection, New Hampshire; Property of The Boston Art Club; Shannon's Fine Art Auction, October 27, 2016, lot 203, sold for $3,125; Property from a Prominent Sewickley, Pennsylvania Family

Condition

some crackle and cupping with minor flaking

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Estate of the artist to his daughter; Gift from daughter to Luethi-Peterson Camp, New Hampshire; Private Collection, New Hampshire; Property of The Boston Art Club; Shannon's Fine Art Auction, October 27, 2016, lot 203, sold for $3,125; Property from a Prominent Sewickley, Pennsylvania Family

3/27 Provenance: Property from a Prominent Sewickley, Pennsylvania Family