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RICHARD SMITH (1931-2016)
RICHARD SMITH (1931-2016)
RICHARD SMITH (1931-2016)
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's… Read more PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MICHAEL ABRAMS
RICHARD SMITH (1931-2016)

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RICHARD SMITH (1931-2016)
Untitled
signed and dated 'R. Smith/July 26' (lower right)
pencil and oil pastel on paper
12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm.)
Executed in 1964.
Provenance
with Green Gallery, New York, where purchased by Michael Abrams (1940-2009), and by descent.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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Lot Essay

Michael (Mike) Abrams was the son of the New York publisher and art collector Harry N. Abrams. Very much part of the art scene, Mike assembled his own collection, often befriending the artists in the process. He was immortalised by Andy Warhol in a double portrait with his brother, Mike and Bob Abrams, 1964.
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