American & Modern Art

February 22 - 27, 2020

Online Auction
LOT 67
Lisl Levinsohn (1924-1983)
  • Lisl Levinsohn (1924-1983)
  • Lisl Levinsohn (1924-1983)
  • Lisl Levinsohn (1924-1983)
  • Lisl Levinsohn (1924-1983)
  • Lisl Levinsohn (1924-1983)

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Lisl Levinsohn (1924-1983), Austrian/Canadian

"A LONELY IMPULSE OF DELIGHT, DROVE TO THIS TUMULT IN THE CLOUDS..." (W.B. YEATS), MARCH 28, 1978

Pen and ink drawing on Crescent Medium Weight Cardboard Company Illustration Board; signed, dated March 28, 1978 and inscribed with W.B. Yeats poem, "An Irish Airman Forsees His Death" in pen and ink verso
Sheet 29.5 x 29.75 in — 74.9 x 75.6 cm

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $120
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Born in Vienna, Austria, Levinsohn immigrated to Canada in 1964. She specialized in drawings and printmaking. This drawing and the following Lot 68 are extremely detailed compositions executed entirely with miniscule dashes of black inked lines.

Provenance:

Direct from the artist (friend of the artist)