Jan 27, 2022 - Sale 2593

Sale 2593 - Lot 120

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000

GEORGE BIDDLE (1885-1973)

Three Beggars.
Oil on canvas. 762x508 mm; 30x20 inches. Signed, Biddle, and dated, 1929, lower right. Signed, Biddle, inscribed, 203, and as titled on verso.

The Treasury Section of Fine Arts (TSFA) awarded two mural projects to George Biddle: in 1936 he completed Society Freed through Justice, as part of a large arts project at the Kennedy Department of Justice Building, Washington, D.C.; and in 1939 he created three panels for the New Brunswick Post Office, New Brunswick, NJ.