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Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920)
Bow Ties
signed, inscribed and dated '? Thiebaud 1992' (lower left); signed again and inscribed again 'Thiebaud ?' (upper right)
pastel and ink over lithograph on paper
11 ¾ x 13 7/8 in. (29.8 x 35.2 cm.)
Executed in 1992.
Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2000

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“His objects are nuggets of nostalgia, encoding fond memories from his youth but also aspects of American life meaningful to a great many of us."
(S. A. Nash, "Unbalancing Acts: Wayne Thiebaud Reconsidered,” Wayne Thiebaud: A Paintings Retrospective, exh. cat., Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2000, p. 35)

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