Margaret De Patta Holiday Cards

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Margaret De Patta Holiday Cards

2,400.00

$2,400

United States
1950-1964
Abstract handmade holiday cards in mixed-media by renowned modernist jewelry maker Margaret De Patta. De Patta, a protege of Moholy-Nagy, studied at the Art Student's League, Mills College and the New Bauhaus. She was the subject of a major solo retrospective at New York's Museum of Art and Design in 2012. The present works are from her estate; the years represented are 1951, 1962, and 1961. They were included in the exhibition at MAD; the card from 1951 is illustrated in the accompanying monograph, "Space Light Structure: The Jewelry of Margaret De Patta," on page 134. Measurements are of the 1951 card.  Price is for all three.

Condition
Good. Good original condition; no tears or holes. Wear consistent with age throughout, including oxidation transfer from the wire on the 1962 card to the paper. See images.

Measurements
Height: 6 in.
Width/Length: 4.5 in.
Depth: 0.5 in.

Specifications
Number of items: 3

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