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Mid-century to Modern Art & Design

Tue, Mar 26, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 124

George Little "Scopes Trial" Painting 1982

Estimate: $200 - $400

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George Little (American, 1908-1989). Acrylic on canvas painting titled "Scopes Trial, Dayton, Tenn. July 1925" depicting the courthouse filled with figures outside the infamous Scopes "Monkey" Trial, 1982. Signed along the lower right; further signed, titled, and dated along the stretcher along the verso.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Minnesota.

Unframed; height: 30 1/4 x width: 40 1/4 in. Framed; height: 35 1/2 in x width: 45 1/4 in x depth: 1 1/2 in.

Condition

The colors are bold and bright. The surface is stable. The canvas is slightly loose on stretcher. No cracks, losses, or restorations. Wear to the frame.

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