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Lot 2160
Man with a Beard, 1934 (portrait of Herman Cherry)
Oil on canvas
Signed lower left: M. Alvarez, titled and dated on the stretcher
24" H x 20" W

Provenance: Spencer Jon Helfen Fine Arts, Beverly Hills, CA

Exhibitions: Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA, "Face to Face: The Paintings of Mabel Alvarez," November 7, 1998 - February 28, 1999.


Visual: Generally good condition. Fine craquelure scattered throughout. A tiny fleck of paint loss in the man's hair upper left.
Blacklight: A pea-sized spot of touch-up in the man's hair upper center.
Frame: 33" H x 29" W x 2.75" D

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Mabel Alvarez (1891-1985 Los Angeles, CA)

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Aug 25