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January Day 2: Postwar & Contemporary Art

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 548

Carol Summers "Hellespont" Woodcut 1977

Estimate: $800 - $1,600

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Carol Summers (American, 1925-2016). Woodcut on paper titled "Hellespont," depicting a simplified abstract landscape, 1977. Labeled along the verso. His works are known for their soft, painterly quality with bleeding edges and jewel toned prints. He is additionally known for having trained with Louis Schanker and his works are held in the collections of the Whitney, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and MoMA.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Minnesota.

Unframed; height: 37 in x width: 46 in. Framed; height: 38 in x width: 46 in.


The item is in good condition with no visible tears, creases, or losses. The item is floated in the frame; there is undulation throughout. The color is bold and bright. No visible sign of restoration under UV light. Framed under plexiglass; not inspected out of 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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