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Mid-century to Modern Art & Design

Tue, Mar 26, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 85

Birney Quick "Paradoxical Head" Clown Drawing 1961

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Birney Quick (American, 1912-1981). Pastel and charcoal on paper drawing titled "Paradoxical Head" depicting a portrait of a clown, 1961. Signed and dated along the lower right.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Minnesota.

Sight; height: 29 1/2 in x width: 20 3/4 in. Framed; height: 40 in x width: 31 1/4 in x depth: 1 1/4 in.

Condition

The colors are bold and deep. There are no visible tears, losses, or restorations. Slight undulation to the sheet throughout. Housed under a non-acidic mat. Framed under glass; some wear to the frame. Not inspected out of frame.

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