December 8, 2021 11:00 EST

Art and Design

 
  Lot 43
 

43

Samuel Yellin (American, b. Ukraine, 1884-1940)
"Sketch in Iron", A Study for the Packard Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1924

Wrought iron

H: 32 1/2, W: 27, D: 3 1/2 in.

Provenance

The artist
Thence by descent to Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Sold for $5,040
Estimated at $4,000 - $6,000


 

Wrought iron

Provenance

The artist
Thence by descent to Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Exhibited

Samuel Yellin, Metalworker, Philadelphia College of Art (University of the Arts), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 25-May 27, 1983; Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York, January 20-February 19, 1984; Oglebay Institute Mansion Museum, Wheeling, West Virginia, April 6-June 1, 1984; The Hyde Collection, Glens Fails, New York, July 19-September 2, 1984; Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, September 20-October 21, 1984; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, November 9-December 1984.

Literature

Jack Andrews, Samuel Yellin Metalworker (1992), pg. 36 (for a historic photgraph of the commission)

Note

Image 3: Period photograph of Packard Building Chestnut Street Gates, Image courtesy of Clare Yellin, Image reproduced in Jack Andrews, Samuel Yellin Metalworker (1992); Image 4: Photo of the present lot on view in Samuel Yellin, Metalworker, Philadelphia College of Art (University of the Arts), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 25-May 27, 1983, Image courtesy of Clare Yellin.

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