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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 38

Kurt Seligmann, "Oedipus & Antigone" (1944)

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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$500 $50
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Etching from the series "Myth of Oedipus" depicting Antigone leading her father to the city of Colonus. Signed in pencil by Swiss-American artist Kurt Seligmann (1900 - 1962). Art measures 11 1/4" x 17 1/2" by sight. Wooden frame measures 17 1/4" x 24". Frame exhibits some wear in the form of chipping and scratching in the finish. The live area of the artwork itself is in excellent condition, however, due to acidic matting being utilized, there is browning at the edges of the piece. New matting advised to preserve the integrity of the art. Keywords: surrealism, surrealist, print, printmaking

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