Feb 16, 2023 - Sale 2626

Sale 2626 - Lot 103

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

ALBERT PELS (1910-1998)

Mother and Child.
Oil on masonite. Signed, Pels, lower right. inscribed, #133, and dated, 1950-58, on verso. 762x610 mm; 30x24 inches.

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, Willmington, Delaware. Later moved to the Rodney Square Station Post Office, Willmington, Delaware.