Lot 205: John Altoon American, 1925-1969 (i) Portrait of Phyllis Brunner, (ii) Untitled (Mother and Child)
01 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
(i) Portrait of Phyllis Brunner
Oil on board laid to Masonite
20 x 15 inches (50.8 x 38.1 cm)
(ii) Untitled (Mother and Child)
Oil and ink on card
8 x 5 inches (20.32 x 12.7 cm)
Pinholes at all four corners. Fine cracquelure throught with extensive losses exposing underpaint, most notably in dress at bottom right, and in neck and face of figure. Scattered light water stains most visibly in background.
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