Sarasota Estate Auction
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Day 2 - Fine Art Sterling & Chinese

Sun, Oct 30, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 972

Jose Ramon Lerma (1930-2016) American, Watercolor

Estimate: $100 - $200

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Jose Ramon Lerma (1930-2016) American, WatercolorAbstract Watercolor Still Life, signed and dedicated "to Janie." (Jane Teiko Oka, a fellow student at the San Francisco Art Institute in the 50's). Latino artist, Jose Ramon Lerma, was born in theSalinas Valley of California, the oldest of ten children. His artistic talent was noted by his teachers, and he was awarded an art scholarship early on. Jose later studied Abstract Expressionism at the Art Institute, which gave him the internal language he sought. Immersed in the Beat Culture of San Francisco, Jose Ramon Lerma was integral to the 1950s burgeoning gallery scene. Overall size: 27 x 34 in.Sight size: 16 x 23 in.

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