Feb 04, 2021 - Sale 2557

Sale 2557 - Lot 60

Price Realized: $ 250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500

JAMES PENNEY (1910-1982)

Boys Room, YMCA, and Checker Club, (Pair).
Pencil and conte crayon on brown paper laid to paper, 1932. 13 1/2x18 3/4 inches each. Both works signed, James Penney, dated, 1932, and inscribed as titled, lower right.

Provenance: Janet Marqusee Fine Arts Ltd., New York; Private collection, New York.

As a crontributor to the mural division of the WPA, James Penney completed the following two works: Palmyra, Missouri Post Office, Memories of Marion County, 1942; Union Missouri Post Office, Aspects of Rural Missouri, 1941. The Union, Missouri mural was restored and relocated to the current Union Post Office.