Lot 114: WILLIAM T. WILEY, (AMERICAN, B. 1937), "CRY ONYX"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
WILLIAM T. WILEY
(american, b. 1937)
Acrylic and mixed media on canvas.
Executed in 1991.
67 x 72 1/4 in. (170.2 x 183.5cm)
Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (acquired from the above in 1992).
"William Wiley: What is Not Dancing in Time," L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California, March 15- April 13, 1991.
With light reddish brown stains evident in the white border, concentrated at the bottom right horizontal edge and along the right vertical edge, possibly the result of some kind of liquid coming into contact wtih the work. Occasional soft smudges of surface soiling in other white areas. With other scattered light brown staining in the the white border and in the white squares of the painting that appears to be foxing. Foxing also evident on the canvas verso. No apparent paint loss or cracking observed.
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