Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Fall 2021

Sat, Nov 6, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 442

Richard Bosman Woodcut, Unique Signed Proof

Estimate: $300 - $500

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Richard Bosman (b. 1944)
Marking(s); notes: signed; Unique Trial Proof, edition of 10 (per gallery label); 1982-1983
Country of origin; materials: Australian; color woodcut with unique hand coloring
Dimensions (H, W, D): 39"h, 24.75"w; 41,25"h, 27.25"w frame
Additional Information: Woodcut titled "Survivor" is a uniquely hand-colored trial proof. Gallery/exhibition labels to reverse: Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "Images and Impressions" exhibition, 1984. Provenance: Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, New York.

Richard Bosman is a painter and printmaker known for his scenes of dark drama. He draws on pop culture influences such as pulp fiction illustration and crime photography to portray these scenes in a sensational, but slightly kitschy, way. The selected pieces in this auction are among his earlier works, centered around the themes of crime, disaster and turbulent seascapes. Richard Bosman is the recipient of a 1994 Guggenheim Fellowship. His work has been exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, National Academy Museum, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and The British Museum and in galleries worldwide.

Fall 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, November 6th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session I)
Saturday, November 6th: Editions & Photography (Session II)
Sunday, November 7th: Branded Luxury & The Henry Torres Collection (Session III)

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very good, very minor crease in lower right corner, not examined outside frame (condition of art only)

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