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The November 2023 Auctions: Day Two

Fri, Nov 17, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 1010

Charles McGee (American, 1924-2021) Charcoal Crayon, Graphite And Kneaded Eraser on Illustration Board, 1970, "April", H 40" W 60"

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

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Signed lower right. This beautiful and significant example of McGee's technique was completed in 1970 and acquired by his then student, Emily C. Williams. Ms. Williams daughter remembers the day her mother took her as a little girl to Heritage House to pick up the completed work from McGee. Many years later, in the 1980s, William's daughter reconnected with the artist to show him the work and reconnect with memories of her mother. Frame Measurements: H 41.5" W 62". Exhibition History: Eastern Michigan University, Energy Exhibition, November 9 - December 19, 2009 (catalogue included); Center for Creative Studies, Energy Exhibition, March 20 - April 24, 2010; Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Signatures: Charles McGee & Students, October 1 - November 12, 2010 (catalogue included) Provenance: The Artist; to his student Emily C. Williams, Detroit, MI; by descent Private Collection, Detroit, MI


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