"Finished Drawing of a Man in Medieval Costume"   Lot no. 696

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By Rockwell Kent (1882-1971)

1956 (Estimated)
19.50" x 12.50"
Pen & Ink with White Gouache Heightening on Paper
Monogrammed Lower Right

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Finished Drawing of a Man in Medieval Costume, 1956

Monogrammed and dated at lower center in blue ink and pencil: 19 K [inscribed by a circle] 56

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Private collection.

Kent, Rockwell:Kent was trained as an architectural draftsman and studied architecture at Columbia University. He is best known for his illustrations of adventure stories, such as Melville's "Moby Dick," and his landscapes of remote places, such as Alaska, Tierra del Fuego, and Greenland. He favored a precise rendering of forms, with strong contrasts of light and dark.. American painter, illustrator, 1882-1971

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