Feb 04, 2021 - Sale 2557

Sale 2557 - Lot 117

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000

ALBERT PELS (1910-1998)

The Broadway Express.
Oil on canvas. 559x1067 mm; 22x42 inches. Signed, Pels, lower right.

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 Willminton Post Office, Landing of the Swedes at the Rocks in Willmington, Willmington, Delaware. Later moved to the Rodney Square Station Post Office, Willmington, Delaware.