8 April 2004
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY TRIPOD TABLE
The tilting pie-crust edged top over a bird-cage action support and a fluted column with acanthus-wrapped knop, with foliate-capped downswept legs and claw-and-ball feet, inscribed in white paint to the underside of the top with museum accession number 34.1321, the catch replaced
28in. (71cm.) high, 27in. (69cm.) diameter
Eben Howard Gay.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, gifted by the above in 1934.
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Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately
In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November