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January Day 2: Postwar & Contemporary Art

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 558

4 Nancy Randall "Pharoah's Song" Pastel Drawings

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Nancy Randall (American, 20th/21st century). Group of four pastel drawings on Fabriano paper titled "Pharaoh's Song," depicting cicadas, 1980. Each pencil signed and dated along the lower right. With a label from the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota affixed to the verso of each.

Exhibition: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, "A Viewpoints Exhibition: Nancy Randall Prints and Drawings," October 17-December 5, 1982.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Minnesota.

Each; unframed; height: 39 in x width: 28 in. Framed; height: 46 1/4 in x width: 34 1/2 in.


The drawings are in great condition with no visible tears, creases, or losses. No visible sign of restoration under UV light. Light toning to the papers. Pinhole to the corner, original to the artistic practice. The color is bold and bright. One of the drawings has minor foxing that started to form along the lower margin; pastel accretions to the matte. All framed under the plexiglass; not inspected out of frame. Very light wear to the frame. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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