Feb 04, 2021 - Sale 2557

Sale 2557 - Lot 90A

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000

FRANCIS CRISS (1901-1973)

Untitled, (El Train).
Oil on Masonite. 387x267 mm; 15 1/4x10 1/2 inches. Signed, Criss, lower right.

Provenance: The Collection of Gladys and Tully Filmus; Thence by descent to the current owner.

Francis Criss was included in the PWAP exhibition of art, organized by Edward Bruce, and held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1934, as well as the WPA/FAP exhibition, Frontiers of American Art, organized by Herman More, and held at the de Young Museum, 1939-40. He also showed with the Municipal Art Committee's Thirty-First Exhibition, 1939.