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Back to Modern Design / January 20, 2019


HARRY BERTOIA (1915 - 1978)


HARRY BERTOIA (1915 - 1978)

Estimate: $1,750 - $2,250

Early untitled monographic (Organic Forms), USA, 1940s
Colored inks on rice paper
Pencil signed HB 678
Image: 16 7/8" x 23 7/8"
Bertoia added many fine lines in black ink on the surface of the paper by hand.
Provenance: Harry Bertoia Estate
Private collection, PA
Published: Nelson, Harry Bertoia Printmaker: Monotypes and Other Monographics, 1988, p. 75 pl. 10
Exhibited: Harry Bertoia, Allentown Art Museum, 1988
Harry Bertoia, Detroit Institute of Art, 1988

Sheet and image size the same. Overall very good condition. 4" crease across lower right corner. One pin-hole in upper left corner. A couple of other minor creases and some minor rippling. Unframed.

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