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Robert Davison,New York, California,b.1922
Surrealist rendition of the Fall of Icarus, contrasts of color create a defined human form while intensifying the sharp contours of the rocks below his featherless wings.
Oil on masonite,Sight 44 1/2" x 28 1/2",Frame 46 1/4" x 30"
Originally purchased from the Janet Nessler Gallery, inc., New York. Exhibited at the Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, Ohio. From the collection of a Rumford, Rhode island gentleman.
Signed, annotated, and titled on verso, identification plaque on left corner of frame "Fall of Icarus Robert Davison American 20th Century."


Minor surface soil, would benefit from a cleaning, otherwise good condition.

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Robert Davison Fall of Icarus Surrealist Painting

Estimate $300 - $500Aug 17
Cranston, RI, USA
Auction Curated By:
Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts