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    Sale 2093

    Open House

    30 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 264

    John Ferren (American, 1905-1970)

    Spacetrap

    Price Realised  

    John Ferren (American, 1905-1970)
    Spacetrap
    signed 'Ferren' (lower right); signed again, inscribed and dated 'Landscape 12/57 Ferren' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    30¼ x 25 in. (76.8 x 63.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1957.


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist, 1959
    By descent to the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DR. GERHARD STRAUS
    (LOTS 264-265)


    Exhibited

    Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, John Ferren, July-August 1959.