Figure at a typewriter, signed and dated lower right: Koe 50, tempera on board, 12'' H x 15.25'' W, est: $6000/9000
Note: The sitter in the present work was in a relationship with Koerner in the 1950s. She was a journalism student, a writer and worked in an art gallery during this period. Koerner depicts a pause in the creative process and paints the sitter as she sits in concentration with her hands poised on the typewriter keys. Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles CA, acquired directly from the artist
Visual: Generally good condition. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.