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Harry Curieux Adamson (1916 - 2012)

Lot 84: Harry Curieux Adamson (b. 1916)

Copley Fine Art Auctions

January 17, 2011
New York, NY, US

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Description

Mallards-This classic depiction of "greenheads" coming in represents Adamson at the peak of his artistry.. Signed "Harry Curieux Adamson" lower left.

Artist or Maker

Harry Curieux Adamson (b. 1916)

Medium

Oil on canvas, 18 by 24 inches

Provenance

Private Collection, Virginia, acquired directly from the artist

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by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser's breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any
lot or item for which the purchaser has failed to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all
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**PLEASE BE AWARE THAT INTERNET BIDDERS MAY NOT PICK UP THEIR ITEMS AT THE SALE SITE. ITEMS CAN BE PICKED UP BY APPOINTMENT OR SHIPPED ON OR AFTER MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011**

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Purchases picked up at the auction will be subject to the
New York State and local tax of 8.875% unless purchaser provides a valid New
York State resale certificate or copy thereof while registering. Purchases delivered to New York after the auction will be subject to the applicable New York state and local taxes and purchases picked up or delivered to Massachusetts after the sale will be subject to the 6.25% Massachusetts Sales Tax unless exempted by applicable law.

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Condition reports are not included in this catalog. It is the responsibility of prospective bidders to examine lots and decide their level of interest. Neither the auctioneer, Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC, nor the consignor, is responsible for the accuracy of any printed or verbal descriptions. Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC strongly encourages clients to attend our previews and auctions so as to best determine condition of lots. Due to the high volume of condition requests, Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC reserves
the right to reject requests at its sole discretion. All weights and measurements are approximate.