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Lot 1050George Tooker
American, 1920-2011
Laundress, 1952
Signed Tooker (lr)
Oil on Masonite
23 1/2 x 24 inches (59.7 x 61 cm)

[Sale] Christie's New York, Dec. 4, 1997

Pennsylvania, PA, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Fisher Brooks Gallery, George Tooker: A Retrospective, Jan. 30-Apr. 5, 2009

C Property from a Prominent Philadelphia Collector

Sold for $225,000
Estimate $100,000-150,000

There is a 1/2 inch loss at the left bottom edge under the rabbet. Inpainting at the edges to address frame rub, primarily focused at the top right corner. There are a few scattered spots on inpainting including two 1/8 inch areas in the drapery in the upper right.

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