Jan 27, 2022 - Sale 2593

Sale 2593 - Lot 210

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000


The Cigarette.
Oil on canvas. 559x813 mm; 22x32 inches. Signed, Fletcher Martin, upper left.

In the early 1940s Fletcher Martin created three friezes for the facade of the Boundary County Corthouse, Bonners Ferry, ID under the Federal Arts Project, Works Progress Administration, (FAP, WPA). He also completed mural projects for post offices is Lamesa, TX, Kellogg, ID, and San Pedro, CA, all funded by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, (TSFA).