Lot 73: ARTHUR MELTZER, (AMERICAN 1893-1989), "SHELLS AND SEEDPODS"
December 4, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
"SHELLS AND SEEDPODS"
Signed ''Arthur Meltzer'' bottom left; also with artist, title and description on label verso, oil on canvas
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6cm)
Acquired from the above, 1969.
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
The present painting will be accompanied by a handwritten note by the artist describing the inspiration and setting for the painting, as well as a copy of the original handwritten receipt by the artist.
Excellent original condition; the unlined canvas is housed in a frame that is backed with heavy cardboard, but the canvas is NOT laid down to the cardboard; the cardboard is merely set within the frame as a protective backing.
Frame: 27 x 22 3/4 in.
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