American, 1885-1965

Green Pears

1959, oil on board
signed and dated Milton Avery 1959 lower right
5 x 13 in., frame: 9 3/8 x 17 3/8 in.

  • Provenance: Rudolph Galleries, Woodstock, New York; Irving Brown, New York; Estate of the above, Christie's New York, 25 May 2006, Lot 44; Private Collection; Christie's New York, Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, 20 May, 2010, Lot 170; Private Massachusetts Collection.
  • Condition: Overall good condition; presents nicely; a few minor areas of inpainting visible under UV along edges (presumably from frame rub); one small (approx. 3/4 in.) surface abrasion in dark paint along edge of platter, mainly visible in raking light.

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