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Summer Selections: Fine & Decorative Arts

Wed, Jul 19, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 433

Birger Sandzen Untitled Black and White Print 1935

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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$300 $50
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$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
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$100,000 $10,000
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$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Birger Sandzen (Swedish/American, 1871-1954). Woodblock print on paper depicting an nature scene with energetic swirling lines, 1935. Pencil signed along the lower right; titled along the lower left.
Sight; height: 7 1/4 in x width: 9 1/2 in. Framed; height: 15 in x width: 19 in.


No visible tears, losses, or restoration under UV light. No major creases; there are light creases to the lower right corner and along the center of the lower margin. The surface appears to be smooth; the sheet is toned as shown in the listing image. The sheet is affixed with framer's tape along the upper margin. The margins are not trimmed. There is minor foxing, most noticeably to the center right margin and along the lower right quadrant. No visible soiling. There is visible reverse acidic burn. Along the verso, there is possibly liquid damage to the upper left quadrant, measuring 3 1/2 inches. Throughout the verso, there are networks of minute black accretions; however, it appears to be original ink and does not affect the recto. To the center of the lower margin along the verso, there is a minute area of original ink residue that does not affect the recto. By the left of it, there is a minute tear, not visible from the recto. Along the back of the board, there is possible liquid damage; please see the listing image. Framed under museum glass; wear to the frame.

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