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      Sale 2255 | Lot 70
      Price Realized: $3,600With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2255 Lot 70

        RICHARD DEMPSEY (1909 - 1987)
        Transitions, Sea to City (Port au Prince, Haiti).

        Oil on masonite, 1957. 406x305 mm; 16x12 inches. Signed in oil, lower left recto. Signed, titled, and inscribed with the medium and the artist's Takoma Park, MD address in ink on a handwritten label on the verso.

        Provenance: the estate of the artist.

        Transitions, Sea to City is one of Richard Dempsey's earliest abstract oil paintings to come to auction, and a fine example of his Abstract Expressionist landscape interpretations from his travels to Haiti in the 1950s and '60s.

        Estimate $3,000 - 5,000


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,600

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