Feb 04, 2021 - Sale 2557

Sale 2557 - Lot 216

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000

ALBERT PELS (1910-1998)

New Years Eve Celebration.
Oil on canvas. 762x914 mm; 30x36 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 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.