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American Art / Ernie Barnes (1938-2009) Study for Pause Café 29 7/8 x 22 1/4 in. (75.9 x 56.5 cm.) (Executed in 1983.)

PROPERTY FROM THE LEFTWICH FAMILY COLLECTION
Lot 6
Ernie Barnes
(1938-2009)
Study for Pause Café 29 7/8 x 22 1/4 in. (75.9 x 56.5 cm.)
24 August 2022, 14:00 EDT
New York

US$15,000 - US$25,000

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Ernie Barnes (1938-2009)

Study for Pause Café
acrylic wash, graphite and ink on paper
inscribed 'Sketch for Painting' (lower left) and signed and dated 'Ernie Barnes 83' (lower right)
29 7/8 x 22 1/4 in. (75.9 x 56.5 cm.)
Executed in 1983.

Footnotes

Provenance
(probably) Lucien Crump Art Gallery, Philadelphia.
Rev. Edward V. Leftwich, Jr. (1945-2013) and Dr. Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich (b. 1933), St. Petersburg, Florida, (probably) acquired from the above, circa 1985-90.
By descent from the above to the present owner, 2013.

The copyright to this work is reserved by the Ernie Barnes Family Trust.

We wish to thank the Ernie Barnes Family Trust for their kind assistance in cataloging this lot.

Ernie Barnes executed the present work in 1983 as a study for one of his most iconic paintings, Pause Café.

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