Forrest Bess, Untitled, No.51, 1951, oil on canvas
Lot 93
Forrest Clemenger Bess (American, 1911-1977) Untitled, No. 5, 1951 8 x 10in (20 x 25.5cm)
Sold for US$ 84,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
Forrest Clemenger Bess (American, 1911-1977)
Untitled, No. 5, 1951
signed 'Forrest Bess, 1951' on the reverse
oil on canvas
8 x 10in (20 x 25.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, New York
    Private Collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico (acquired from the above in 1967)


    Exhibition:
    New York, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Forrest Bess, October 7 - December 31, 1981
    New York, New York, Hirshl and Adler Modern, April 21-May 14, 1988
    Chicago, Illinois, Museum of Contemporary Art, Forrest Bess, September 10 - October 16, 1988

    Literature:
    Addison Parks, Arts Magazine, March 1982, Into Bess: The Paintings of Forrest Bess, illustrated p.140
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, catalog Forrest Bess, item 27, illustrated in black and white
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