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Lot 40Otto Gutfreund
Czech, 1889-1927
Still Life with Pear, 1918-19
Stamped with estate stamp and numbered 113 on the reverse
Charcoal and wash on paper
11 x 9 inches

Estate of the artist
[Sale] Christie's, New York, Oct. 22, 1980, lot 335
Priavte collection, New York
Thence by descent to the current owner

Sold for $1,000
Estimate $1,500-2,500

The support is letterhead. The paper is toned and brittle. A 1/2 inch loss at upper left corner, 1/8 x 1/2 inch loss at lower right corner. Two 1/8 inch tears at right edge and a 1/4 inch tear at upper right edge.

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