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Untitled (Central Railroad)- - c. 1945, Watercolor.

Unsigned. Estate stamped verso, Beni E Kosh COLLECTION and numbered 697 in ink.

Image size 17 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches (451 x 597 mm).

A fine, modernist abstraction, on cream wove drawing paper, the image extending to the sheet edges. Reinforced creases in the top left and right sheet corners, visible verso; several short repaired tears and toning at the sheet edges; drawing pad punch holes on the left sheet edge; otherwise in good condition.

$1400.

Cleveland, Modernism

6th City Wire Works- - c. 1950s, Watercolor.

Unsigned. Estate stamped verso, Beni E Kosh COLLECTION and numbered 859 in ink.

Image size 15 x 21 3/4 inches (381 x 552 mm).

A fine, spontaneous watercolor rendering in black and grey, on cream wove watercolor paper, the image extending to the sheet edges. Age toning to the sheet, otherwise in good condition.

In the early 20th century, Cleveland was the sixth-largest city in the US and became known as the 'Sixth City'.

$1200.

Cleveland, Modernism

Untitled (African Idol)- - c. 1950s, Watercolor.

Unsigned. Estate stamped verso, Beni E Kosh COLLECTION and numbered 570 in ink.

Image size 14 x 9 3/4 inches (356 x 248 mm).

A fine, spontaneous watercolor rendering, on watercolor paper laid onto cardboard by the artist; the image extending to the sheet edges, in very good, original condition.

$850.


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