Jan 25, 2024 - Sale 2657

Sale 2657 - Lot 55

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500

ALBERT PELS (1910-1998)

Untitled, (Houses and Railyard).
Oil on canvas. 508x610 mm; 20x24 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. The latter was moved to the Rodney Square Station Post Office, Willmington, Delaware.