Lot 1149: Leonard Wells Volk, sculpture
03 November 2016
Boonton, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: Leonard Wells Volk (American, 1828-1895), "Abraham Lincoln holding the Emancipation Proclamation", patinated plaster, 1891, inscribed and dated "Copyright by Leonard W. Volk", marble base, 33.5"h x 11.25"dia.
Condition Report: Good, rubbing, scuffs, minor cracking to coattail
Provenance: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety - The late Charles E. Sigety was a renound collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. Christie's New York sold a selection of Sigety's collection in 2016. For more information, please visit https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/america-illustrated-norman-rockwell-and-his-contemporaries/lots/193?Keyword=mort+kunstler