Thomas King Baker “Corruption in High Places” Abstract Ink Drawing

$98.00

An abstract ink drawing titled Corruption in High Places by the American artist Thomas King Baker (1911-1972). Unsigned, this drawing depicts a woman wearing a fur collar and a black mask over her eyes. In the background of the drawing an open doorway stands with a long snake slithering through it. Titled to lower edge, the drawing is displayed in a wooden frame and a cream mat. Baker was known for his works made on scrap paper; often from banks or insurance statements.

 

Measurements:

9.5” x 9.75” x 1” (frame); 2.75” x 4.75” (image).

Condition notes:

Some toning to the paper. One spot of discoloration that has bled through from the back of the drawing near the snake. Scratches and scuffs to the frame. Some of the gold finish has rubbed/flaked off of the frame. Other age appropriate wear.

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