Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Fall 2021

Sat, Nov 6, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 54

William Grosvenor Congdon Abstract Landscape Painting

Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: William Grosvenor Congdon (1912-1998)
Marking(s); notes: 1958 (per exhibition catalog)
Country of origin; materials: American; oil on board
Dimensions (H, W, D): 36.25"h, 48.5"w; 38.5"h, 46.25"w frame
Additional Information: Work is titled "Rome 1953."

We would like to thank Mr. Edoardo Berardi of Rimini, Italy, noteworthy historian of the artist's life and work, for providing images from the "William Congdon- Atlante dell'Opera in Viaggio 1935-1959" catalog in which the painting is depicted in black and white on page 210. Provenance: New York/Florida estate | Palm Beach Modern Auctions 2.8.2020 auction, lot 155 | Private Collection, West Palm Beach, Florida.

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, unobtrusive row of nail holes at top edge (condition of art only; frame has wear and small gouges, some staining)

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