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Sale 2409 Lot 69
AVEL DE KNIGHT (1921 - 1996)
Casein on board, 1977. 191x184 mm; 7 1/2x7 1/4 inches. Signed in casein, lower left recto. Signed, titled, and dated in ink, verso.
Provenance: private collection, New Jersey.
New York City native Avel De Knight began his artistic career as an art critic for the France-Amerique from 1958 to 1968 and taught at the Brooklyn Museum School of Art beginning in 1969. His art training was in Paris at the École des Beaux-Arts, Académie de la Grande Chaumière and the Académie Julian. De Knight became well known for his surreal landscapes and abstraction which gained him membership to the National Academy of Design and the American Watercolor Society. His work is found in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Academy of Design, The Chrysler Museum of Art, Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, Springfield Art Museum and the Robert Hull Fleming Museum.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $813