29 September 2009
Property from the Estate of Dr. Gerhard Straus
Morris Graves (1910-2001)
watercolor and gouache on paper
26¾ x 30 in. (68 x 76.2 cm.)
Willard Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1964.
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