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June 02, 2018 01:00 AM EDT Hudson


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WINOLD REISS (1886-1953): STUDY FOR THE MURALS AT THE CINCINNATI UNION TERMINAL (WORKMAN)

WINOLD REISS (1886-1953): STUDY FOR THE MURALS AT THE CINCINNATI UNION TERMINAL (WORKMAN)

Conté crayon and chalk on thin paper, 1933, signed with initials 'W.R' lower right, with label from Shepherd Gallery, NY. 23 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (sheet), 30 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. (frame). Note: Winold Reiss was the artist commissioned to design the glass mosaic murals installed in the renovated Union Terminal railway station in Cincinnati, OH. The murals depict the cultural heritage of the U.S. with an emphasis on local industry. Reiss created the designs which were executed in glass tile by the Ravenna Tile Company of NY. This drawing is a study for the figure of a workman seen from the back. The figure is located to the left of the boat captain in the mural.

Condition:Paper very thin and with creasing. Small tears and two 1 in. tears at the sheet edges, backed. Pale staining and surface soiling. Sheet detached from right hinge.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Property From the Estate of William Kelly Simpson
Hammer Price
$4,000
06/02/2018

 

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