Apr 02, 2015 - Sale 2378

Sale 2378 - Lot 122

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
JOHN WILSON (1922 - 2015 )

Color pastels and charcoal on wove paper, 1976. 762x508 mm; 30x20 inches. Signed, dated and inscribed "©" in charcoal, lower left.

Provenance: the artist: Sragow Gallery, New York (2000); private collection, IL.

This lovely portrait is the largest drawing to come to auction by this distinguished Boston painter and printmaker. Known for his large-scale figurative works and social realism, John Wilson just passed away in January of this year at the age of 92.