Jun 10, 2004 - Sale 2009

Sale 2009 - Lot 21

Price Realized: $ 2,990
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Study for Subway Rider.

Brush and ink wash on wove paper, 1950. 590x370 mm; 23x141/2 inches. Signed in pencil, lower right. Ex-collection Midtown Galleries, New York, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, New York, with the labels on the frame back. With 6 small pen and ink and brush and ink drawings of figures on the verso.

With 2 letters of provenance, a typed and handwritten letter from the director of Skowhegan to the owner, and a handwritten, signed letter from Isabel Bishop on Gramercy Park Hotel letterhead, dated Jan. 7, 1973, to the owner, Mr. Sealey, both on the frame back.