Dec 16, 2021 - Sale 2592

Sale 2592 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
EUGENE BERMAN (1899-1972)
Street Scene, Mexico. Ink and wash on gray paper. 325x250 mm; 12 3/4x9 3/4 inches (sheet). Initialed and dated "E. B. 1949" in lower center image; dated again "Jan. 20. 1949" in lower left image.

In 1949, the year of this work's creation, Berman married film actress Ona Munson, best known for her portrayal of Belle Watling in Gone With the Wind. The same year, the couple traveled to Mexico together on a Guggenheim fellowship he received.

Provenance: Gift from artist; by descent to private collection.