28 - 29 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
MILTON AVERY (1885-1965)
Bather with Blue Towel
monotype in colors, 1950, on laid paper, signed and dated in pencil, further signed, titled and dated in pencil on the reverse, the full sheet, pale light-, mat and time staining, lacking the tip of the upper right sheet corner (not affecting the image), a few short tears and minor losses in places at the sheet edges, hinge and glue remains in places at the reverse of the sheet edges (some slightly showing through or with associated staining), otherwise in good condition; with another monotype subject on the reverse, framed
S. 22 x 17 in. (559 x 432 mm.)
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Stamford, Ct., Whitney Museum of American Art Fairield County, Milton Avery, Watercolors and Monotypes, September 9 - November 3, 1982.
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