Please Note: There are several small areas of missing paint in sunburst.
MORRIS GRAVES (American, 1910-2001) “WAR MADDENED BIRD FOLLOWING ST ELMO’S FIRE”
Tempera on paper Housed in a modern giltwood frame under glass Signed and dated lower right “M Graves 44”, bears multiple exhibition labels on verso Exhibited: M. H. DeYoung Memorial Museum “Morris Graves”, No. 3; The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC “Morris Graves: Vision of the Inner Eye”, April 9-May 29, 1983, Item 31C; Phillips Collection exhibition traveled to: Greenville County Museum of Art, South Carolina, July 1-August 28, 1983; Whitney Museum of American Art, September 14-November 27, 1983; Oakland Museum of Art, January 18-March 25, 1984; and the Seattle Art Museum April 19-July 8, 1984 SIZE: 24-1/2″ x 59″. Overall: 26-1/2″ x 61″ PROVENANCE: From a coastal Maine collection CONDITION: Very good 52553-3 (20,000-40,000) – Lot 1190
Auction: Fine Art, Asian & Antiques - Winter 2018Please Note: All prices include the hammer price plus the buyer’s premium, which is paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. The prices noted here after the auction are considered unofficial and do not become official until after the 46th day.