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Modern Design + Post-War & Contemporary Art

Sale 1006 Lot 66

Martin Barooshian
(American, 1929-2022)
Pool of Tears Study, (Alice in Wonderland Series, Chapter II, The Pool of Tears), 1981
mixed media drawing
signed and titled in pencil lower center
8″ x 6 1/4″

Literature:
Delatiner, Barbara, “Artist in Wonderland”, The New York Times, 13 December 1981, Long Island Guide, p. 32

Catalog Note:
As an artist who creates within the realm of Surrealism, Martin Barooshian was commissioned by the Lewis Carroll Society of North America to create a folio illustrating each chapter (1-12) of Alice in Wonderland, commemorating Lewis Carroll’s 150th birthday. The drawings were exhibited in the artist’s hometown library before they embarked on a national tour.

$188

Condition Report:
Unframed.
Sheet: 10 5/8″ x 10 13/16″
Mat: 18″ x 14″
Sheet adhered to mat board, which is hinged to mat. Overall good condition.

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