Apr 07, 2016 - Sale 2409

Sale 2409 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
DOX THRASH (1893 - 1965)
Untitled (Clown Figure).

Watercolor, brush and ink on cardstock, circa 1940. 381x254 mm; 15x10 inches. Signed in red crayon, lower right.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; Bernard and Blanche Orr, Philadelphia; thence by descent to the current owner, private collection, New York. Bernard Orr was personnel director at the Philadelphia Housing Authority where Thrash worked in the 1950s; Orr became a patron and supporter of the artist.