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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 118

    Andrew Wyeth (b. 1917)

    Race Bridge

    Price Realised  

    Andrew Wyeth (b. 1917)
    Race Bridge
    signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower right)
    gouache and watercolor on paper
    14 x 22 in. (35.6 x 55.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1984.


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    This watercolor will be included in Betsy James Wyeth's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.

    Provenance

    Private collection, La Quinta, California.
    Frank E. Fowler, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, 1985.
    Private collection, Japan, circa 1990.
    Christie's, New York, 25 May 2000, lot 158.
    Private collection, Houston, Texas, acquired from the above.
    Stolen from the above, December 2000.
    Located in 2008 and recovered with the assistance of The Art Loss Register.


    Literature

    Canton Art Institute, Andrew Wyeth: From Public and Private Collections, exhibition catalogue, Canton, Ohio, 1985, p. 21, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Canton, Ohio, Canton Art Institute, Andrew Wyeth: From Public and Private Collections, September 15-November 3, 1985.