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Peter Booth (Australian, b. 1940), Shell, 1987, pastel on paper

Peter Booth (Australian, b. 1940), Shell, 1987, pastel on paper

Lofty says:

This picture is just haunting. What is this shell thinking? What would you hear if you put your ear to it? It seems like it is maybe resting after a long day of being knocked around by the sea and having survived another day not getting “collected” by a beachcomber. Typical of his work, this image is dark, surrealistic, esoteric and maybe even a little erotic (it does depict a screwshell after all). Screwshells tend to densely blanket an ocean floor with live and dead shells, making this portrait of a solitary one all the more mysterious. - Ursula LeBaron

Product Description:

Pastel on paper, bearing a CDS Gallery label on the reverse, matted, glazed and framed

Dimensions:

Height 6.75 in. x Width 9.75 in. (sheet)
Height 18.5 in. x With 22.5 in. (frame)

Condition:

The current owner has described the condition as follows: appears fine. Our Specialists are currently working to confirm the condition statement. If you have specific questions, please contact cataloging@lofty.com. Condition statement will be provided prior to shipment.

Provenance:

CDS Gallery, New York, New York
Acquired from the above by the current owner

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SKU: 01tj0000003ZPxPAAW

 
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Peter Booth (Australian, b. 1940), Shell, 1987, pastel on paper

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