Lot 34: Edward Corbett, “Untitled #33”, Work on Paper, 1956
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Ink on paper
Edward Corbett (1919–1971) – American Abstract Expressionist artist
Signed “Corbett, 1956” in black ink on lower, recto.
Provenance: Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York
Sheet dimensions: 9 ¼ x 12 in (23.5 x 30.48 cm)
Mat dimensions: 15 x 20 in (38.1 x 50.8 cm)
Very good condition.
Edward Corbett (American, 1919–1971)
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 very good condition. Discoloration around edges with minor handling marks commensurate to age.
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