Lot 225: James Weeks (CA, 1922-1998), Instrumentalist
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
acrylic on canvas, signed and dated 1966 on the verso, retaining a hand-written artist's label on the verso, also retaining a hand-written label from the Felix Landau Gallery of San Francisco on the verso, framed.
DOA 26.25 x 20.75 in.
A first generation member of the Bay Area Figuration, Weeks' work may be found in the collections of such prominent institutions as the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Vernon Pratt met Weeks while in San Francisco. A great friendship developed between the two artists and Pratt counted Weeks among his greatest influencers.
From the Collection of the late Vernon Pratt, Durham, NC
Condition Report: No apparent condition concerns.