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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 118

    George Lovett Kingsland Morris (1905-1975)

    Labyrinth

    Price Realised  

    George Lovett Kingsland Morris (1905-1975)
    Labyrinth
    signed 'Morris' (lower right)--signed 'George L.K. Morris,' dated '1957' and inscribed with title (on the reverse prior to lining)
    oil on canvas
    49¼ x 36 in. (125.1 x 91.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1974.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    Literature

    M.S. Kushner, A. Anreus, M. Grzesiak and V. Wageman, Three Hundred Years of American Painting: The Montclair Art Museum Collection, New York, 1989, p. 165, no. 328, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, The American Character Revealed in Art, February 2-April 13, 1975.