Jan 22, 2015 - Sale 2372

Sale 2372 - Lot 86

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Everybody's Downtown. Tempera on board. 368x282 mm; 14 1/2x11 1/8 inches. Signed lower left. Mounted to page in album. Circa 1950.

Additional Details

A charming painting of a busy small town main street at night, in Corcos's well-known style of highly detailed and colorful composite images. Mounted to a page in an album containing 10 printed copies of her covers and fold-out illustrations, also mounted, some on multiple leaves. Known as a "modern primitivist" of American art who studied under Jean Matulka, Corcos illustrated many children's books and her works graced the covers of many American magazines and journals including Vanity Fair, American Weekly, and This Week Magazine. Ex-collection Lester Rossin of Lester Rossin Associates.