Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design

Sat, May 20, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 748

Purvis Young Painting, Large Work on Paper, Estate of the Artist, 39"W

Estimate: $500 - $800

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Purvis Young (1943-2010)
Marking(s); notes: signed
Country of origin; materials: American; paint on paper
Dimensions (H, W, D): 28"h, 39.75"w (work is not framed)
Additional Information: Provenance: This work is from the personal collection of Anthony Romano, one of the two guardians appointed to the artist in the later part of his life.

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very good, a few small nicks and tears to edges (Note: Condition of outsider and naive-style art is described in a general way per visual inspection.)