Oct 19, 2023 - Sale 2649

Sale 2649 - Lot 72A

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
BERNIE CASEY (1939 - 2017)
Spectral Singing of the Moon.

Acrylic on cotton canvas, 1968. 610x914 mm; 24x36 inches. Signed in acrylic, lower right edge.

Exhibited: Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, with the gallery label on the frame back.

Provenance: the estate of Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn, Los Angeles, CA. Naomi Caryl (1931 - 2022) was a singer, actress, artist and a longtime collector and patron of the arts in Los Angeles. She was the daughter of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, the financier, philanthropist, and collector of modern art whose gift to the nation of nearly 6,000 works of art established his namesake museum on the National Mall. She also was a longtime friend of Joan Wheeler Ankrum, the founder of the Ankrum Gallery in Los Angeles, whose gallery exhibited many African American artists.

Exhibited: Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, with the labels on the frame back.