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Gary Lee Shaffer
1957 Abstract Pastel in Warm Tones


$485Asking Price


This 1957 pastel on paper is by New York/San Francisco artist Gary L. Shaffer (1936-2001). Shaffer trained with Hans Hoffman in the late 1950s and became an influential member of the Printmakers' Workshop in Manhattan. His works are in the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Framed in a restored vintage frame with a black and silver finish using archival matting and conservation glass. Estate stamped lower right.


  • Creator
    Gary Lee Shaffer (1936 - 2001, American)
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  • Dimensions
    Height: 21.5 in. (54.61 cm)Width: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Depth: .5 in. (1.27 cm)
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  • Gallery Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 83761stDibs: LU29821014383

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