• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 30

    Childe Hassam (1859-1935)

    Ocean Front, Gloucester, Massachusetts

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Childe Hassam (1859-1935)
    Ocean Front, Gloucester, Massachusetts
    signed 'Childe Hassam.' (lower right)
    watercolor on paper
    13½ x 17½ in. (34.3 x 44.5 cm.)
    Executed circa 1890-95.


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    This watercolor will be included in Stuart P. Feld's and Kathleen M. Burnside's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.

    Provenance

    Mrs. Albert H. Morley.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1958.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Saginaw Art Museum, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund


    Literature

    M. Riordan, Michigan's Masterpieces: Art from Public Collections, exhibition catalogue, Detroit, Michigan, 1985, p. 67, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts, and elsewhere, Michigan's Masterpieces: Art from Public Collections, December 9, 1985-January 26, 1986.