Boris Margo (American, 1902-1995)
Two works of art; Pleistocene Monarchs #2, ca. 1947; Cellocut in colors; Signed, titled and numbered 14/30; 12 5/8" x 13 1/8" (sheet); The Lesson, ca. 1947; Cellocut in colors; Signed, titled and noted Artist Proof; 18 1/4" x 12" (irregular sheet); Provenance: Private Collection, New York
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Cellocut is the use of celluloid and acetone. 1st work: Signed, titled, numbered and noted "cellocut' in pencil lower recto. Very slight time toning, tape remnants at top from previous mount. Some extraneous marks and very faint surface soiling to margins. Colors are vibrant. 2nd work: Signed, titled, numbered and noted "cellocut' in pencil lower recto. Paper is slightly discolor, light handling marks, some creases and soiling. Small water tide lower right corner.