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Mid-century to Modern Art & Design

Tue, Mar 26, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 160

B.H. Armstrong Watercolor Portrait of Clarence Darrow

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Bill Howard Armstrong (American, 1926-2016). Watercolor on paper portrait painting of Clarence Darrow (American, 1857-1938), 1982. Depicting the lawyer in full length against an abstracted background with a quote below. Pencil signed along the center. Darrow is most famous for his involvement in the Leopold and Loeb trial as well as the Scopes "Monkey" trial.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Minnesota.

Sight; height: 59 1/2 in x width: 39 1/2 in. Framed; height: 61 1/4 in x width: 41 1/4 in x depth: 1 3/4 in.

Condition

Colors are bold and bright. No creases, tears, or losses. Framed under plexiglass. Not examined out of frame. Wear to the frame.

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