Lot 25
American (1907-1975)
Meadow Flowers (1965)

oil on masonite


11 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches


signed upper right and verso

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Price Realized: $60,160
Includes buyer's premium

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Frame Information

frame dimensions: 15 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches, wood frame


From the Collection of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Werner Kramarsky, New York, NY label affixed to verso

Tibor De Nagy Gallery, New York, NY label affixed to verso


overall good condition

Fairfield Porter

American 1907-1975

Fairfield Porter was an American painter known for his distinctive style that blended realism with elements of abstraction.  Porter's paintings captured everyday scenes with an exquisite eye for detail and color. He depicted landscapes, interiors, and portraits, often of his family and friends, with a unique sensitivity. At a time when abstract expressionism dominated the American art scene, Porter's commitment to realism was notable. His paintings revitalized the tradition of representational art, demonstrating that it could still be fresh and relevant in contemporary times. He had a remarkable ability to capture the nuances of light and color in his compositions. His paintings often exude a sense of warmth and tranquility. Through his depictions of suburban life, family gatherings, and intimate interiors, Porter offered a subtle commentary on American society.

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Proceeds from this sale will directly benefit The Society of MSK, which was founded in 1946 by a group of forward-thinking women dedicated to enhancing the hospital environment and level of patient support that have always been the hallmarks of MSK. Today, the Society has evolved into a full partner of MSK as an internationally renowned organization involved in both policy and fundraising in support of research, patient care programs and education. 

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is the world's oldest and largest private cancer center, providing comprehensive care to patients from all walks of life. Renowned for its cutting-edge research, innovative treatments, and compassionate approach to care, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is dedicated to making progress against cancer and improving outcomes for patients worldwide.