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Day 1- Modern Design Jewelry Fine Art

Sat, Oct 29, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1

Taro Yamamoto (1919-1994) American, Oil on Canvas

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Titled 'Roody Toody Bee-Bop', colorful and vibrant abstract oil on canvas. Signed and dated lower right '90. Titled on cross brace of stretcher bar. Taro Yamamoto is known for abstract painting. AnAmerican-Japanese non-objective painter, he was born in Hollywood, California, to a wealthy Japanese landlord and builder. At the age of six he was taken to live in Japan, where he remained until age 19. According to the painter himself,he started painting at the age of six, and won many prizes in exhibitions at his Japanese schools. At the age of 10 he was already painting landscapes and still life subjects in oil. He served in the US Army from 1941-1946. Yamamotobelonged to the New York School Abstract Expressionist artists whose artistic innovation by the 1950's had been recognized across the Atlantic, including Paris. Size: 30 1/4 x 40 in Location Q

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