Lot 44: Edward Corbett, “Washington D.C. 1968 (Stripe Black),” 1968
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Acrylic on canvas
Edward Corbett (1919-1971) – American Abstract Expressionist artist
Unsigned. Exhibition label affixed to verso.
Work dimensions: 40 ¼ x 30 in (102.24 x 76.2 cm)
Framed dimensions: 41 ¼ x 31 x 1 ½ in (104.78 x 78.74 x 3.81 cm)
Very good condition.
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 very good condition. Very minor paint loss to upper edge of canvas.
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