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Wed, Sep 13, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 431

Nancy Graves "Sotospeak Succeed" Mixed Media

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000

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Nancy Graves (American, 1939-1995). Watercolor and gouache on paper painting titled "Sotospeak Succeed" depicting an abstract composition of Mayan forms and a musical score in bright yellows and oranges, 1993. Signed, dated "XI-19-'93" along the lower center.

Provenance: Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas; Knoedler & Company, New York; Private Minnesota Collection.

Sight; height: 28 in x width: 30 in. Framed; height: 36 in x width: 37 1/2 in.


There are no visible rips, tears, or restorations. The colors are bold and bright. There is undulation to the sheet throughout. Along the upper left corner there is a crease measuring approx. 1.5 inches in length. Along the upper right corner there is a small area of skimming to the sheet measuring approx. 1.25 inches x .5 inches. The lower right corner is rounded, visible in the lot listing, possibly original to the artistic production through it is difficult to discern. There are pinholes in the top corners, original to the artistic production. Light wear to the deckled edges, possibly original. The artwork is floated in frame. Light wear to the frame; some scratches to the plexiglass; not inspected out of frame.

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