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Margaret Kilgallen: Untitled

Lot 0082
Margaret Kilgallen (American 1967-2001)Attributed: Untitled. Acrylic and ink on repurposed book paper unsigned unframed.

Kilgallen's work which draws on elements of folk art tramp art and mural painting has at once a cartoon-like innocence and slight ironic tang. Her subjects include hobos alcoholics carnies and surfer women (Kilgallen was an avid wave rider) portrayed in muted colors. In addition working as a book conservator at the San Francisco Public Library ­ a job she left in 1997 allowed her to study type fonts and styles and words and letters figure prominently in her art. She was also an accomplished banjo player.

Good aged condition: paper has folds discoloration & losses along the edges tape and glue a stain and dent at top right corner and a tear at the top which has been repaired with a piece of support paper on reverse.

Size: 8.25 x 6 Paper.

Provenance: From the estate of Chris Gilles who worked with Margaret Kilgallen and obtained the artwork from her circa 1993

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Condition

Good aged condition: paper has folds discoloration & losses along the edges tape and glue a stain and dent at top right corner and a tear at the top which has been repaired with a piece of support paper on reverse.

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Margaret Kilgallen: Untitled

Estimate $1,500 - $2,000May 3, 2018