Modern and Contemporary Art /01 June 2003

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Leon Bibel (1913-1995)

Flagbearers
USA, c.1936
oil on canvasoil on canvas
30 h × 30½ w in (76 × 77 cm)

This painting was discovered in a crawlspace in Bibel's home, and was likely hidden away during the McCarthy era. A fine composition from an important time in Bibel's career. Nicely framed.

provenance: Estate of the artist

estimate: $9,000–12,000
result: $9,360

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