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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 218

    Jared French (1905-1987)

    The Guardian

    Price Realised  

    Jared French (1905-1987)
    The Guardian
    signed 'Jared French' (lower right)
    pencil and ink on paper
    39¼ x 25½ in. (99.7 x 64.8 cm.)
    Executed circa 1966-67.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Margaret French, wife of the artist, gift from the above.
    Paul Cadmus, bequeathed from the above.
    Jon Anderson, bequeathed from the above.
    [With]Midtown Payson Galleries, New York.
    [With]DC Moore Gallery, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Paul Cadmus


    Literature

    N. Grimes, Jared French's Myths, San Francisco, California, 1993, p. XVIII, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, Midtown Payson Galleries, and elsewhere, The Rediscovery of Jared French, April 23-June 5, 1992.