Lot 251: Karl Benjamin (1925-2012 Claremont, CA)
October 25, 2016
Monrovia, CA, USALive Auction
Description: ''#7'', hard-edge abstract with pink, purple, gray and mauve, signed with initials and dated lower right: KB63, titled on the stretcher, oil on canvas, 42'' H x 34'' W, est: $10,000/15,000.
Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Craquelure throughout the purple element, other small areas and lines of craquelure scattered throughout. A few scattered spots of surface grime. Light scuff marks lower right. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist as a second place raffle prize at an event at Claremont Graduate School, 1975; Private Collection, Pasadena, CA
Dimensions: 42'' H x 34'' W
Artist or Maker: Karl Benjamin (1925-2012 Claremont, CA)
Medium: oil on canvas