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    Sale 2290 | Lot 11
    Price Realized: $36,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2290 Lot 11

      HENRY OSSAWA TANNER (1859 - 1937)
      Head of Christ.

      Conte crayon and pencil on cream laid paper. 165x165 mm; 6 1/2x6 1/4 inches (image); 178x203 mm; 7x8 inches (sheet). With a fragment of a pencil sketch of a bearded man, verso.

      Provenance: estate of the artist; Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, with the gallery label; private New York collection.

      Head of Christ is an exquisite study that shows Tanner's skill in draftsmanship and his keen sense of anatomy. Auction records indicate that this is the first drawing by Tanner to come to auction in over 15 years.

      Estimate $30,000 - 50,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $36,000