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Erica Karawina (1904 - 1989)

Lot 788: Erica Karawina (American, 1904-1989)

Cordier Auctions & Appraisals

May 18, 2014
Harrisburg, PA, US

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Description

DESCRIPTION: Erica Karawina (American, 1904-1989). Two lithographs on wove paper. Includes: 1) "Picta". Signed, dated 1937 and titled in pencil to lower margin. Hinged at top edge in mat. Sheet 9" x 9-1/8". Minor area of rippling. 2) "Death Comes from Heaven". Signed, titled and numbered 10/10 in pencil to lower margin. Hinged to top edge in mat. Sheet 15-1/2" x 13-5/8". No defects noted. PROVENANCE: Purchased at Goodman-Walker in 1939. From the collection of the consignor's late grandmother Mary Emerson Lovejoy Olds Kirkpatrick. Born 1884 Lynn, Massachusetts. Married Herbert Olds, Sr. January 1913, from a wealthy Connecticut family and partner in Olds & Whipple, an agricultural fertilizer company. Husband died December 1913 and left her a substantial inheritance to pursue her interests of antiques and art. She studied printmaking and etching and amassed a collection of prints mainly through the Boston firms of Goodman-Walker, Goodspeed's Book Shop and Holman's Print Shop during the 1930's and early 1940's. MEASUREMENTS: See Description. CONDITION: See Description.

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