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David Bates (American, b. 1952)
5/6/2016 - Modern Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Cock Fight 
(2) oils on canvas
each signed
titled and dated '86 on reverse of canvas
each framed
96 x 78.5 in. (full size of each)

PROVENANCE
The Humana Corporate Art Collection
Purchased from the Charles Cowles Gallery in 1987

EXHIBITION HISTORY
David Bates, Charles Cowles Gallery, 1987

The lot includes a copy of a personalized letter from Carol Caldwell, Director of Charles Cowles Gallery at the time of the purchase, to Wendell Cherry.


Condition:  

Thin arc-shaped crack in paint towards the lower center of one panel. Towards the lower left corner of the same panel, there is a 2 inch long light abrasion, possibly original.

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Sold: $46,800.00
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