Gertrude Abercrombie (1909-1977) Untitled (Owl and Strange Objects of the Night) 4 x 5in (10.2 x 12.7cm) (Painted in 1945.)

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Lot 1
Gertrude Abercrombie
(1909-1977)
Owl About to Climb a Ladder 4 x 5in (10.2 x 12.7cm)

Sold for US$ 22,812 inc. premium

American Art

24 Nov 2020, 16:00 EST

New York

Gertrude Abercrombie (1909-1977)
Owl About to Climb a Ladder
signed and dated 'Abercrombie 45' (lower left)
oil on panel
4 x 5in (10.2 x 12.7cm)
Painted in 1945.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Private collection, Chicago, Illinois.
    Estate of the above.
    Private collection, Northern California, acquired from the above, circa 1998.
    Gifted to the present owner from the above, 2019.

    We would like to thank Dr. Susan Weininger, professor emerita of art history at Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois and leading scholar and author of multiple comprehensive essays on Gertrude Abercrombie's art and life for her kind assistance in cataloging this lot.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the original title for this work is Owl About to Climb a Ladder according to Dr. Susan Weininger, professor emerita of art history at Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois and leading scholar and author of multiple comprehensive essays on Gertrude Abercrombie's art and life.
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