October 25, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 167: Ben Abril (1923-1995 Los Angeles, CA)(44 views)
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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Description: ''On Bunker Hill Ave, L.A., 4th of July, Old Brown House, Los Angeles, California'', signed lower left: Ben Abril, signed again, inscribed and dated verso: 1965, signed again, titled and inscribed on the stretcher, oil on canvas, 30'' H x 40'' W, est: $3000/5000. Note: Inscribed by the artist verso: Looking at the old brown house we can almost see the little old white-haired women who tended the flower garden in front.
Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.
Notes: Inscribed by the artist verso: Looking at the old brown house we can almost see the little old white-haired women who tended the flower garden in front
Provenance: Corporate Collection, Los Angeles, CA, acquired from the artist, 1960s; sale, John Moran Auctioneers, Pasadena, CA; Private Collection, Monarch Beach, CA; acquired from the above
Dimensions: 30'' H x 40'' W
Artist or Maker: Ben Abril (1923-1995 Los Angeles, CA)
Medium: oil on canvas