Fairfield Porter (American, 1907-1975)
Precipice, 1975; Watercolor on paper (framed); Signed and dated; 15 5/8" x 11 5/8" (sight); Exhibition: Fairfield Porter, his last works, 1974-1975, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, May 4 - May 28, 1976, No. 43; Literature: Joan Ludman, Catalogue Raisonne of the paintings, watercolors and pastels of Fairfield Porter, Hudson Hills Press, 2001 (1211); Provenance: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York (label on verso); Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York (label on verso); Private Collection, Maryland
Sale Price: $7,500
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Signed and dated lower right recto in pencil. Full sheet: 16 x 12 1/4 inches. Very good condition overall. Sheet is affixed to matboard with two paper tape pieces at upper corners. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Precipice / watercolor 1975 / 16 x 12 / Fairfield Porter.