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Walter Meigs (1918 - 1988)

Lot 9: WALTER MEIGS OIL MIXED MEDIA LANDSCAPE PAINTING

Rare-Era

May 15, 2016
Tarpon Springs, FL, US

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Description

WALTER MEIGS (1918-1988, America), 'Illuminated Horizon', Oil and textured substrate on canvas, 1976. Signed, titled and dated on verso. Framed: 17.5”h x 19”W; Canvas: 16.5"h x 18.18"w. Includes gallery card from opening in 1981 at the Foster Harmon Galleries of American Art. Meigs has work in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. 1969.47.30. BIOGRAPHY: Studied at Syracuse University, The State University of Iowa and the Ecole de Beaux Arts at Fontainebleau. He headed the Art Department at the University of Connecticut and in 1960 was featured in a series of exhibitions with Lee Nordness in New York, “Distinguished Exhibitions of American Art” and was included in “ART: USA” an international traveling exhibition of American art and crafts assembled and sponsored by Johnson Wax Company. Through the 1960s and 1970s he lived between Greece, the Bahamas, Spain and the Canary Islands exhibiting through Foster Harmon Galleries of American Art. PROVENANCE: Frederic C. 'Fritz' Wallace (1904 – 2014, Germany, America) was born in Munich, Germany and immigrated to the United States in 1938 and served with the Army for three years in the ‘European Theater of Operations’ (ETO). He traveled extensively throughout the globe, collecting with an extremely educated focus and uncommon eye. Truly devoted to research for his collection, Mr. Wallace ensured that he purchased the rarest of interested items in only the best of condition. A fortunate Realtor and Developer, he lived in Sarasota, where he was a patron of the arts and served for many years on the Board of Directors at the historic Asolo Repertory Theatre. Refs. 1. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/heraldtribune/obituary.aspx?pid=172865385#sthash.vyErylz2dpuf E. M. Wallace Auctions & Appraisals is honored to represent select pieces on behalf of Premium Estate Liquidators (PEL). PEL, is a LLC of the YMCA Foundation of Sarasota. An all-volunteer operation boasting 40 plus volunteers, housed within a 4,200 square foot showroom facility in Sarasota, Florida. Sale proceeds generated at PEL support the Youth at Risk in Sarasota County. The gracious work of the YMCA Foundation of Sarasota has helped house over 215 at-risk youth, mentored 849 students with a focus on college advancement, assured 1,003 homeless children remained in school, and provided literary instruction to parents in 448 low-income families. For more information about the YMCA Foundation of Sarasota, Inc. contact: http://www.sarasotaymca.org/foundation/.

Condition Report

Excellent, estate condition.

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We will not be liable for any tariffs, VAT, GST or other taxes or charges levied by the receiving countries for property shipped internationally. Nor will E. M. W. Auctions be liable for providing insurance; that is the responsibility of the buyer. We will not ship ivory internationally.

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The vast majority of property offered at E. M. Wallace Auctions comes directly from estates and private collections, and may show signs of use and age. The absence of condition remarks in the description does not mean the item is in perfect condition; nor is it meant to deceive. This service is provided for guidance to the buyer and is without legal obligation. All items are sold as is and without guarantee, we do not accept returns.
We encourage you to contact us via email or by phone with any questions or requests for additional photographs. While we strive for excellence and accuracy in our descriptions, mistakes can occur and it is the responsibility of the bidder to verify the accuracy of our descriptions as all items are auctioned off as final sale and returns are not allowed. Thus we encourage our bidders to request condition reports, extra photos and dialogue to make an informed decision before bidding. All lots are sold "as is", we do not accept returns for any reason.

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Paid items left beyond 45 days become gallery property and will be sold.

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