Bird of the Inner Eye, 1933
oil on board,
16.25 x 19.875 inches overall with frame: 23.25 x 27 inches,
signed and dated lower right: M. Graves 1933.
Provenance: Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, Esther Stuttman Gallery New York, Felix Landau, Los Angeles, ACA Gallery New York, Stephen Mazoh New York, Gerald Peters Gallery New York, James Goodman Gallery, New York and Private collection San Francisco CA (gallery labels from all the above mentioned verso).
Exhibitions: Rochester, New York, The Memorial Art Gallery of University of Rochester, Twentieth Century Art: The Charles Rand Penney Collection, (traveling exhibition), November 12, 1983-May, 1988 Included in the The Visionary Art of Morris Graves Meridian Gallery San Francisco exhibition March 15- May 20, 2010(illustrated in catalog pg. 28) Bolinas Museum, Bolinas Reflections from the Lake Morris Graves/ Kay Russell 9/29-11/11/2012 (label verso).
Notes: A copy of the Meridian Galleries The Visionary art of Morris Grave catalog accompanies this lot.
Estimate: $10000 - $15000