Sep 17, 2020 - Sale 2542

Sale 2542 - Lot 61

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
Mother and Child.

Watercolor and pencil on cream wove paper, 1918. 340x193 mm; 13 1/2x7 3/4 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto, and dedicated "To Lawrence Allen, Merry Christmas 1949" in pencil, lower center recto.

Ex-collection Lawrence Allen, New York; private collection, Chicago.

Allen was a collector of Zorach's (1887-1966) work, lending from his extensive collection to the Zorach retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1959, along with fellow collectors Edith Halpert, of the Downtown Gallery, New York (who represented Zorach for several decades), and John C. Marin, Jr., the son of the artist John Marin (see lot 137).