Lot 55: RON KLEEMAN, (AMERICAN B. 1937), "BAY CITY ROLLERS - THEIR OWN CROSS"
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
(american b. 1937)
"BAY CITY ROLLERS - THEIR OWN CROSS"
Indistinctly signed bottom right; also inscribed with artist, title, and date ''1979'' on label verso, acrylic on canvas
42 x 54 in. (106.7 x 137.2cm)
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York.
Acquired from the above in 1984.
''Malcom and Modern Art'', The Forbes Galleries, New York, New York, March - April 2005.
This piece has been requested for inclusion in the exhibition The American Dream: American Realism 1945-2016, which will take place at the Kunsthalle in Emden Germany and the Drents Museum in the Netherlands from November 19, 2017 - May 27, 2018.
With accumulated dust variously and wear/paint loss at extreme edges , i.e., at bottom right and top left. With a few tiny specks of brown stains, possibly stray paint, for example, in the sky area at upper right and center (see images). Examined under black light with no apparent signs of inpainting.
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