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Planet Sun- Abstract Oil on Canvas by Norman Carton (1908-1980)

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A vibrant oil on canvas entitled “Planet Sun” signed by the American abstract expressionist artist Norman Carton and dated 1959. Signed by the artist, lower right, this work comes with a note of provenance indicating that it was purchased by a named  lady at an American  gallery (name indistinct)  in 1961. The writer, possibly the woman’s husband who initialled his comments, notes that the picture was …..”bloody awful, I think, but I may be wrong”.  There is no doubt that he was right that he was wrong The painting is super.

Measures 43.5 cm by 39 cm in its frame.

£1000