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Sat, Apr 23, 2022 12:00PM EDT
Lot 97

William Glackens Drawing: Irwin for Colliers Illustration

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: William Glackens (1870-1938)
Marking(s); notes: signed; 1917
Country of origin; materials: American; carbon pencil, ink wash and Chinese white over blue pencil on board
Dimensions (H, W, D): 14.25"h, 14.25"w; 22.25"h, 22.25"w frame
Additional Information: Work titled "Tin Can Wilson gave a slack wire exhibition on a lariat" is an illustration done for the Wallace Irwin story "At the Sign of the Three Rings," published previously in "Collier's: The National Weekly," 3.23.1912. Lot is accompanied by the 1972 National Collection of Fine Arts/Smithsonian Institution exhibition catalog "Drawings by William Glackens," in which the work is listed as number 56. Gallery and exhibition labels to reverse: Kraushaar Galleries, New York, New York | Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, "City Life Illustrated," 1980 | Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, "William Glackens: Illustrator in New York," 1985.

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very good, some very pale discoloration, a couple discreet foxmarks in center left, not examined outside frame (condition of art only)

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