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Tue, Jul 18, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 39

Clifton Karhu "Mountains II" Woodblock 1967

Estimate: $800 - $1,600

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Clifton Karhu (American/Japanese, 1927-2007). Woodblock print on paper titled "Mountains II" depicting a highly contrasted mountain landscape in red, blue, and black with a low sun setting in the distance, 1967. Pencil signed and dated along the lower right; titled along the lower center; numbered 8/50 along the lower left.

Provenance: The collection of Urban Couch, Minnesota; by descent from above to Dennis Morton, West Virginia.

Height: 13 1/2 in x width: 26 in.


No visible tears or signs of restoration under UV light. Light creases long the margins. To the lower left corner, there The sheet is toned and has a potential acidic burn from the previous mat. To the lower left corner, there is a corner loss; however, it does not appear to be ripped. The color is bold and bright. Along the lower, upper, and left margins, there are original paint residues. From the verso, the sheet is heavily toned and has the original paint has been transmitted from the recto.

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