Jun 13, 2019 - Sale 2513

Sale 2513 - Lot 249

Price Realized: $ 1,625
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Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
BEN SHAHN
Two Turtle Doves.

Pen and color inks on cream wove paper mounted on heavy wove paper, circa 1949. 190x160 mm; 7 1/2x6 1/2 inches. Signed in ink, lower left recto.

Ex-collection Kennedy Galleries, New York; private collection, New York.

This image was created as an illustration for Shahn's Christmas-themed book A Partridge in a Pear Tree, published by Curt Valentin, New York, 1949.