Junius Allen (1898-1962) [RA 1930-1962] : Low tide, port Clyde (#43), ca.1958.

 

SAL record control number: 86496 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;

 

Work title: Low tide, port Clyde (#43)  [from exhibition catalog]  ;

Alternate work titles:
1958 : Low tide, port Clyde (#43)  [from exhibition catalog]  ;

Work date: ca.1958 [based on date of exhibition] ;

Work creator: Junius Allen (1898-1962) ;

Work medium: Oil on board ; 
Work dimensions: 18 x 21 inches

Inscribed / signed front: 
Location: At lower right.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Junius Allen’.

Verso:

Marking type: Salmagundi exhibition label.
Location: Upper right verso.
Text: ‘Salmagundi Club / SUMMER EXHIBITION / 1958 / FILL-OUT BOTH SECTIONS. PRINT OR WRITE PLAINLY / Artist Junius Allen, N.A. [underlined] / Title Low Tide, Port Clyde [underline] / Medium Oil [underline] / Price $350.00 [underline] / ?TE: PASTE UPPER SECTION ON BACK OF SKETCH ? ? DO NOT DETACH OR PASTE LOWER SECTION’.

Marking type: Spanierman Gallery ink stamp.
Location: Upper right verso.
Text: ‘Spanierman Gallery / 45 East 58th Street / New York, NY 10022’.

Marking type: Elting Paint Supply Co. label.
Location: Center verso, upsidedown.
Text: ‘ELTING PAINT SUPPLY CO. / Paints – Artists’ Materials / Framing – Studio Equipment / 22 Greenwich Ave., Nr. West 11th St. / New York 11, N. Y. / GRamercy 7-6676′.


SAL category:
Landscape ; 
SAL sub-category: Marine ; 

Archives of American Art subjects:
Art
Art―American
Landscape
Landscape―Maine
Landscape―Maine―Port Clyde
Time―Low tide
Marine
Marine―Shore
Marine―Shore―Marina

Description of work:

Provenance:
2021 ( Spanierman by Rago Arts and Auction Center, Lambertville, NJ,”[untitled sale]”, April 28. ) ; 
ca.2005 ( Spanierman Gallery [1928-2014], [1994-2014] 45 East 58th Street New York, NY 10022 | [1964-1994] 50 East 78th Street, New York, NY | 625 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019 ) ; 
2005 ( Sotheby’s [1744- ], 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 ) ; 
after ca.1958 Private collection of [unknown] ; 
ca.1958 ( Grand Central Art Galleries [1923-1966], 15 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY | Fifth Avenue at 51st Street, New York, NY | 55 East 57th Street, New York, NY ) ; 
ca.1958 Junius Allen (1898-1962), the artist .

Exhibition history:
2021 Spanierman by Rago Arts and Auction Center, Lambertville, NJ,”[untitled sale]”, April 28.
2005 Sotheby’s, New York, NY, “American paintings, drawings and sculpture”, March 23.
1958 SCNY “Summer exhibition”, May 31 – September 2.

References / citations:
– Spanierman by Rago Arts and Auction Center, Lambertville, NJ, online auction catalog,”[untitled sale]”, April 28, 2021, lot #199, illustrated : color.
– Sotheby’s, New York, NY, exhibition catalog, “American paintings, drawings and sculpture”, March 23, 2005, lot #102.
A New Hope for American Art, Alterman, page 32, illustrated.
– SCNY, exhibition catalog, “Summer exhibition”, May 31 – September 2, 1958, #43, not illustrated. 

Notes:

Price history:
2021 – $3,000 – $5,000 USD  [estimate]  [auction] ; 
2006 – $6,600 USD [auction]  ;
1958 – $350 USD  [retail]   [$3,211 in 2021 money] ; 

 

Document information

Document permalink:
http://salmagundi.org/artwork/?p=86496

Digital-born document number:
SAL.2021.86496

Record birth date:
February 5, 2021

Last updated: July 4, 2021 at 17:44 pm