Image Lot Description

1190

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

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