May 12, 2022 - Sale 2604

Sale 2604 - Lot 23

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Portrait of Francis V. O'Connor.

Watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper, circa 1972. 603x455 mm; 24x18 inches. Initialed in watercolor, lower right recto, and dedicated in crayon, lower left recto.

With—SAMUEL NORKIN. Portrait of Francis V. O'Connor, felt-tip pen and color inks on cream wove paper, 1982. Signed and dedicated in ink, lower recto, and dated in pencil, verso. 605x480 mm; 23 3/4x19 inches.

Provenance: Acquired by Francis V. O'Connor (1937-2017), New York-based art historian, poet, artist and co-editor of the Jackson Pollock catalogue raisonné (published in 1978); gifted by bequest to the current owner.