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Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965)


Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965)

Estimate: $300,000 - $500,000

Girl by Lake, 1944
Oil on canvas (framed)
Signed and dated
42" x 26"
Provenance: Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York (label on verso)
Private Collection, New York

In a gold-faced wood frame with linen liner. Titled, signed and dated on verso "Girl by Lake / by Milton Avery / 1944 x 42 x 26". Original Grace Borgenicht label on verso gives title "Girl by Harbour". The painting is stable and in excellent condition. Slight rubbing to the edges where the canvas meets the frame. No issues noted. Does not fluoresce under blacklight.

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