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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 472

Robert Stark III Oil on Board Painting, Baseball

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,600
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Robert W. Stark III (Massachusetts, b. 1964) Hyperrealist trompe l'oeil oil on board painting depicting a mildly worn baseball set against a deep green background. Signed lower left. Mounted in a wide ebonized wood frame with raised sight edge. Sight: 7 5/8" square. Framed: 14 1/4" square. Biography: Robert W. Stark III was born and raised on Nantucket. He attended the Taft School and Georgetown University, majoring in Chinese/Asian studies along with Fine Arts. He is known for his realist still lives focusing on lighting effects and techniques influenced by the Dutch masters. Stark now lives on Nantucket, devoting himself to painting, and his works are included in the permanent collection of the Artists Association of Nantucket. (source: Artists Association of Nantucket).


Overall very good condition; spot of small wear to lower edge of the painting.

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