Bo Bartlett (American, b. 1955)
Self Portrait as Ishmael, 2000; Oil on panel (framed); Signed, dated and titled; 19 3/4" x 19 5/8"; Exhibition: The Water Series, P. P. O. W. Gallery, New York, May 4 - June 3, 2000; Heartland: Paintings by Bo Bartlett, 1978 - 2002, traveling exhibition 2003-2004; Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia; Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Bo Bartlett: Still Point, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine, July 1 - October 14, 2007; Tete-a-Tete: Portraits in Dialogue, Allan Stone Projects, New York, February 25 - April 23, 2016; Literature: Fisher, Helen Ashton, et al., Bo Bartlett: Still Point, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine, 2007, plate 8; Provenance: The artist; P. P. O. W. Fine Arts, Inc., New York; Allan Stone Collection, New York
Sale Price: $22,500
Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000
The work of art is in very good, stable condition. Clean surface with no losses. Signed, dated and titled on verso. Please note that there is a thread on the figure's jacket - this is part of the painting and not a scratch. The forehead of the figure is also painted with thicker impasto than the rest of the painting, as intended by the artist. Not examined out of the frame.