14 - 15 June 2016,
Price realised USD 9,375
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
William Samuel Schwartz (American/Russian, 1896-1977)
signed and dated 'WILLIAM S. SCHWARTZ-1927.' (lower right); signed and dated again, titled and inscribed '"THE SISTERS"/ WILLIAM S. SCHWARTZ/ CHICAGO/ 1927' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
50 ¼ x 40 in. (127.6 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1927.
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