Oct 08, 2009 - Sale 2189

Sale 2189 - Lot 25

Price Realized: $ 1,920
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
CALVIN BURNETT (1921 - 2007)

Pen and ink on illustration board, 1945. 412x495 mm; 16 1/4x19 1/2 inches. Signed and dated "8-45" in ink, lower right recto. Signed, titled and inscribed with the artist's Boston address in pencil verso.

Provenance: collection of the artist; private collection.

After working at the Naval Yard during World War II, Burnett began his study of graphic art at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in the fall of 1945.