Robert Laurent (1890-1970) American Beauty 12 1/4in high (31.1cm high) (Carved circa 1933.)

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Lot 18
Robert Laurent
(1890-1970)
American Beauty 12 1/4in high (31.1cm high)

Sold for US$ 9,450 inc. premium

American Art

19 Nov 2019, 16:00 EST

New York

Property from The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund
Robert Laurent (1890-1970)
American Beauty
signed 'LAURENT' (along the base)
alabaster
12 1/4in high (31.1cm high)
Carved circa 1933.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The artist.
    Beram Saklatwalla.
    Sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 1946.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    Exhibited
    Chicago, Illinois, The Art Institute of Chicago, Painting and Sculpture, 1934, p. 90, no. 780.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Recent Acquisitions in Painting and Sculpture, September 24-November 17, 1946.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Third Floor Sculpture Gallery, January 1, 1947–unknown.
    New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery, January 13-February 13, 1949.
    Durham, Scudder Gallery, University of New Hampshire, and elsewhere, The Robert Laurent Memorial Exhibition, April 29-December 24, 1972, p. 60, illustrated.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, American Modern: Hopper to O'Keeffe, August 17, 2013-January 26, 2014, p. 45, no. 31, illustrated.

    Literature
    The Art Digest, 1946, vol. 21, p. 13.
    P.V. Moak, H.R. Hope, The Robert Laurent Memorial Exhibition, 1972-1973, exhibition catalogue, Durham, New Hampshire, 1972, p. 60, illustrated.
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Robert Laurent (1890-1970) American Beauty 12 1/4in high (31.1cm high) (Carved circa 1933.)
Robert Laurent (1890-1970) American Beauty 12 1/4in high (31.1cm high) (Carved circa 1933.)
Robert Laurent (1890-1970) American Beauty 12 1/4in high (31.1cm high) (Carved circa 1933.)
Robert Laurent (1890-1970) American Beauty 12 1/4in high (31.1cm high) (Carved circa 1933.)
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