Lot 36: Edward Corbett, “Untitled #38”, Work on Paper, 1957
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Ink on paper
Edward Corbett (1919–1971) – American Abstract Expressionist artist
Signed and dated “Corbett, 1957” on lower left, recto.
Provenance: Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York
Dimensions: 9 ½ x 12 ½ in (24.13 x 31.75 cm)
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 good condition with spots of foxing. Discoloration of paper commensurate to age.
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