Lot 21: Edward Corbett, “Painting for Puritans II,” Oil on Canvas, 1968
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Oil on canvas
Edward Corbett (1919-1971) – American Abstract Expressionist artist
Signed and dated “Corbett, 1968” on verso.
Provenance: Grace Borgenicht, New York
Work dimensions: 29 ¾ x 40 in (75.57 x 101.6 cm)
Framed dimensions: 30 ¾ x 41 x 1 ¼ (78.11 x 104.14 x 3.18 cm)
Edward Corbett (American, b.1919 - d.1971)
Born in Chicago, painter Edward Corbett studied at the California School of Fine Arts and moved to New York where he joined the Abstract Expressionist movement. He later moved back to California where he taught at his alma mater followed by several other universities across the country. His abstracted landscapes are found in numerous collections across the country including the Art Institute of Chicago, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., and Museum of Modern Art, NY.
In overall good condition. Retouching to upper left corner, left edge, and lower edge. Minor staining to lower left quadrant. Marks on lower left and center right quadrants.
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