Apr 07, 2016 - Sale 2409

Sale 2409 - Lot 6

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
REX GORELEIGH (1902 - 1986)
Helsinki-Finland (Market Place).

Oil on linen canvas, 1935. 533x457 mm; 21x18 inches. Signed, titled and dated in oil, lower right.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; the collection of Professor John R. Willis and Anne Willis, Highstown, NJ.

Exhibited and illustrated: Fragments of American Life, An Exhibition of Paintings, the Art Museum, Princeton University, January 25 - March 28, 1976, p. 34.

.Rex Goreleigh had a solo exhibition at the Strindberg Gallery in Finland in 1935. This is the earliest example of a Rex Goreleigh artwork that we have located.