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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    Milton Avery (1885-1965)

    Melon Vendor

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Milton Avery (1885-1965)
    Melon Vendor
    signed and dated 'Milton/Avery 1947' (lower right)--signed again, dated '1946' and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Waddington Galleries, London.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1967.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of the Late Audrey Burton