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Description: David (Roland) Smith (American 1906-1965)
Untitled (Sculpture)
Signed and dated delta sigma 2-3-52 u.r., also inscribed indistinctly on verso
Mixed media with white heightening on paper; apparently in good condition. Framed.
Sheet size: 15-1/2 x 20 in (39.3 x 50.8 cm)Property from a Washington, DC Equity Organization

  • Condition: Linen tape hinged at top edge; some toning to areas where paper appears to have reacted to white gouache; slight crease at corner l.r.; very tiny area where surface of thick pigment abraded; small area u.r. quadrant with minor craquelure to pigment (see photos)

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  • Notes: Provenance:
    A Washington, DC Equity Organization, given as a gift by the artist in 1952 in exchange for a set of mounted photo enlargements of his works which had circulated as a traveling exhibition

    The Washington, DC Equity Organization gave Smith his first solo traveling exhibition which ran from 1947-1952.

    We would like to thank Tracee Ng with the David Smith Catalogue Raisonné project for her assistance in cataloging this work.

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