Lot 521
Burt Proctor
1901-1980
On the Beach
Oil on board
Dimensions: 30 x 20 inches
Framed Dimensions: 39 x 29 inches
Signed lower center
Signed and titled verso
Sold For: $ 5,557.50
Includes buyer's premium
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A superb painter of life in the American Southwest, Burt Proctor studied with Harvey Dunn in New York, and something of Dunn’s approach—in which the artist builds a composition by applying geometries of thick paint, often with a palette knife—can be seen in Proctor’s work. On the Beach also shares some qualities with Nicolai Fechin, as forms swirl around the beautiful stillness of the woman’s face. This lot is illustrated in The Story of Leanin' Tree on page 394.

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