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Description: CARL PICKHARDT JR.
American (1908-2004)
"Abstraction #134
Black + Blue on White," c. 1956-1957

acrylic on canvas stretched on wood, initialed lower center "C.P.," signed, titled and numbered on the reverse
30 1/2 x 26 1/8 inches (corner to corner)

Provenance: Private Collection, Massachusetts.

Other Notes: An originator of the shaped canvas, Carl Pickhardt began creating his free form paintings in the early 1950. His first free form painting dates to 1953, some seven years before Frank Stella's first experimentation with "deductive" pictorial structure and nine years before Kenneth Noland's shaped chevron paintings.

tags: abstract, post war, modern / contemporary, 20th century, black and white, shaped canvas, mid-century

  • Condition: Canvas: Not Applicable
    Condition: Very Good
    Restoration: None
    Frame: Unframed



    In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Shannon's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Frames on all paintings are sold "As Is". Frames may need some conservation.

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April 29, 2021 6:00 PM EDT

Milford, CT, US

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