Jun 13, 2019 - Sale 2513

Sale 2513 - Lot 81

Price Realized: $ 3,500
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Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
Seated Nude.

Pen and dark brownish black ink on tan wove paper, circa 1910-12. 375x287 mm; 14 3/4x11 1/4 inches. Signed in ink, lower right recto.

Ex-collection private collection, Alabama.

Acquired Swann Auction Galleries, June 9, 2011, sale 2250, lot 122.

Born in Russia, Weber (1881-1961) emigrated to the United States in 1891 and settled in Brooklyn. After studying with Arthur Wesley Do
w at the Pratt Institute, he spent time in Paris training at the Académie Julian from 1905-06, with Henri Matisse and Henri Laurens. By the end of the decade, he had entered the circle of Guillaume Apollinaire and Pablo Picasso, and became an early practitioner of Cubism; he was one of the main proponents of the Cubist movement among American artists during the first half of the 20th century....