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Lot 895

Paul Edelstein Expressionist Oil Painting with Figures

Estimate: $400 - $500

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Paul Edelstein (Tennessee, b.1959) oil on canvas painting depicting the abstracted forms of multiple figures, rendered in shades of blue, green, gold and rose. Signed lower right. Unframed. 36"H x 24"W. Biography: Paul Edelstein was originally born in Kentucky in 1959 but was raised in Memphis, Tennessee, where he began painting at an early age. He received his B.A. in Painting and Russian from the University of Memphis, and studied under Dorothy Sturm and Marjorie Liebman. His work is in public and private collections including The Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, Mississippi; The Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi, and the West Tennessee Regional Arts Center in Humboldt, Tennessee. His paintings have appeared in the 1993 movie The Firm, and the 2003 movie 21 Grams. He also illustrated a children's book, Beany the Star. (Source: artist's website).

The estate of Dr. Thomas Bechtel, Memphis, Tennessee.


Excellent condition.