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Wed, Sep 13, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 445

Large Jon Schueler "Skye" Painting 1977

Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

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Jon Schueler (American, 1916-1992). Large oil on canvas painting titled "Skye" depicting an abstract landscape in purple, gray, blue, and light brown tones, 1977. A dark line extending from the lower right suggests a horizon, crowned by layers and layers of billowing clouds. A darker cloud extends from the upper right edge, sending wisps across the canvas. Signed, titled, and dated along the verso.

Provenance: John Stoller & Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1980; The collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton - Selections from The Marsh, Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Height: 75 1/2 in x width: 69 in.


The colors are bold and bright. The surface is stable. There are no tears, losses, or restorations when viewed under UV light. There is a "t" shaped stretcher bar mark running horizontally and vertically through the center of the painting. There are a few areas of craquelure, there is a spiral crack in the lower left quadrant of the work. There are some accretions along the lower half of the painting; only visible under UV light. Wear along the edges. The work is not framed.

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