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MILTON CLARK AVERY

American, 1885-1965

The Coal Elevator, New York, ca. 1930

oil on canvas
signed lower right "Milton Avery"
23 1/2 x 29 in. (59.7 x 73.7 cm.), Frame: 34 3/4 x 40 x 2 in. (88.3 x 101.6 x 5.1 cm.)

  • Provenance: Christie's, New York, New York, September 29, 2009, lot 38; Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, New York; Private Collection, North Carolina
  • Exhibited: Blowing Rock, North Carolina, Blowing Rock History Museum, "Art Among Friends: Four Collections of American Art", May 3 - November 2, 2013

    Tags: social realist, social realism, oil painting, listed artist, 20th century, Industrialist
  • Condition: lined canvas; a new stretcher; a few very minor areas of restoration apparent under UV

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