Auction 2018 - Sold

Lot 92

This lot was auctioned April 7th.

Leland Curtis
1897-1989
The Cathedral Group
Oil on canvas
24 x 32 inches
FRAMED/BASE: 31 x 39 inches
ESTIMATE: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Signed lower left
Sold For: $ 5,850
Includes buyer's premium

Additional Details

In addition to his many paintings of the Sierras and Tetons—including this work, The Cathedral Group, of the highest of the Tetons’ peaks—West Coast painter Leland Curtis was also a great traveler and served as official artist to the United States Antarctica Expeditions in 1939-40 and in 1957. Curtis’s landscapes embrace the topography and geology of the peaks he paints, but they transcend the purely cartographic and convey the majesty and mystery of some of the Earth’s great places.

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