PROPERTY FROM A PROMINENT BELGIAN COLLECTION
MIRIAM SCHAPIRO (1923-2015)
glitter, acrylic, fabric on hand-cast paper
14 ⅜ x 26 ⅛ x 2in. (36.5 x 66.5 x 5cm.)
Executed in 1980, this work is number nine from an edition of twenty
Gallery Lerner Heller, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
I wanted to validate the traditional activities of women, to connect myself with the unknown women artists who made quilts, who had done the invisible 'woman's work' of civilization. I wanted to acknowledge them, to honor them' M. Schapiro.
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Not examined out of Plexiglas frame. All collage elements appear to adhere well to their underlying support. All four edges are deckled with some associated minute tears in places presumably due to the artist’s working method. There is some minor lifting in places to the collaged stars and fabric. Subject to the foregoing, it is our view that the work appears to be in generally very good condition.
frame: 20 ⅛ x 31 ⅛ x 4 ⅛in. (51 x 79.2 x 10.5cm.)
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