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Price Realized: $3,600 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2255 Lot 70
RICHARD DEMPSEY (1909 - 1987)
Transitions, Sea to City (Port au Prince, Haiti).
Oil on masonite, 1957. 406x305 mm; 16x12 inches. Signed in oil, lower left recto. Signed, titled, and inscribed with the medium and the artist's Takoma Park, MD address in ink on a handwritten label on the verso.
Provenance: the estate of the artist.
Transitions, Sea to City is one of Richard Dempsey's earliest abstract oil paintings to come to auction, and a fine example of his Abstract Expressionist landscape interpretations from his travels to Haiti in the 1950s and '60s.
Estimate $3,000 - 5,000Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,600