Jan 28, 2021 - Sale 2556

Sale 2556 - Lot 91

Price Realized: $ 552
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
ROY KRENKEL (1918-1983)
Sci-Fi / Fantasy idea rough. Double-sided preliminary study for an unidentified story, circa 1950s-60s. Ink on paper. 304x215 mm; 12x8 1/2 inches, sheet. Captioned with note along bottom margin reading: "Subject-matter idea rough (Do in way-out style)!" The verso contains 5 small (about 2 inches) figure studies in action poses; random mathematical notations in red ink, lower left corner; Krenkel's name in pencil, upper left. Archivally framed in double-sided glass.

A creative and energetic drawing rich with allegory.

Provenance: Heritage Auctions, August 18, 2019, lot 15096; thence to private collection.