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Mid-century to Modern Art & Design

Tue, Mar 26, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 122

Ralph Rapson Architectural Drawing of Modern Home

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Ralph Rapson (American, 1914-2008). Ink drawing architectural concept design depicting a house on a hill surrounded by trees with mountains in the background. The house consists of two stone bases upon which sits a two-story Modernist glass home. Rapson was Head of the School of Architecture at the University of Minnesota for 30 years and, at the time of his death, was one of the oldest practicing architects.
Sight; height: 11 1/4 in x width: 14 1/4 in. Framed; height: 16 1/4 in x width: 19 3/4 in x depth: 1/2 in.

Condition

The colors are bold and deep. No visible tears, losses, or restorations. The sheet is toned. There are some light creases throughout, especially along the lower left quadrant. There is a small band of darker yellow along the lower left corner. Extreme edges and verso not inspected; not inspected out of frame. Framed under glass; light wear to the frame.

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