Feb 04, 2021 - Sale 2557

Sale 2557 - Lot 219

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500

ALBERT PELS (1910 - 1998)

Puppet Show in the Park.
Oil on canvas. 508x432 mm; 20x17 inches. Signed, Pels, lower left. Inscribed as titled on verso.

Provenance: Estate of the artist; thence by descent to the current owner.

Funded by the Treasury Department's Section of Fine Arts, Albert Pels completed the following two murals: Normal, Illinois Post Office, Development of the State Normal School, 1938; U.S. Courtroom of the Willmington Post Office, Landing of the Swedes at the Rocks in Willmington, Willminton, Delaware. Later moved to the Rodney Square Station Post Office, Willmington, Delaware.