Jun 04, 2020 - Sale 2535

Sale 2535 - Lot 185

Price Realized: $ 7,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000

Oil on canvas, 2011. 762x762 mm; 30x30 inches. Signed, dated and titled in oil, verso.

Provenance: donated by the artist and acquired from 2011 Select exhibition and Art Auction Gala, Washington project for the Arts; private collection, Washington, DC (2011).

Happy is an excellent example of the work of Beverly McIver, a significant contemporary painter known for her interest in portraits and representation. Beverly McIver has received several awards and honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Radcliffe Fellowship, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Award and most recently a Rome Prize Fellowship. She is currently the Esbenshade Professor of the Practice of Visual Arts at Duke University. Her paintings are found in many institutional collections including the Mint Museum, the Crocker Art Museum, the Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts, the Nasher Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art.