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    Sale 2003

    Important American Paintings, Drawings And Sculpture

    21 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    Milton Avery (1885-1965)

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    Milton Avery (1885-1965)
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    signed and dated 'Milton Avery 1952' (lower right)
    gouache and watercolor on paper
    30½ x 22¼ in. (77.5 x 56.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
    Private collection, Montecito, California, acquired from the above, 1956.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Exhibited

    Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Recent Watercolors by Milton Avery Courtesy of the Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, June 5-July 8, 1956.