Lot 130: STILL LIFE BY DORIS LEE (AMERICAN, 1905-1983).
December 10, 2016
St. Louis, MO, USALive Auction
STILL LIFE BY DORIS LEE (AMERICAN, 1905-1983).
Oil on panel, signed lower right. White flowering plants in a wood box upon a dark red and mustard yellow background. 9.75"h. 15.6"w., presented in a gold leaf frame marked "Lowy." 17.25"h. 23"w.
The painting is on an un-gessoed plywood panel. Paint surface is in stable, restored condition. Flower box is unpainted revealing the panel surface. Retouch visible under UV light around perimeter close to interior of frame. Scattered retouch. Scratch on surface of wood panel on a diagonal through flower box from lower left to upper right approx. 9 inches in length. Retouch on scratch visible under UV-light. Gold leaf frame in very good condition, a few small losses to gilding at edge of cap.
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