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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 56

    Childe Hassam (1859-1935)

    The Dock at Noon

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Childe Hassam (1859-1935)
    The Dock at Noon
    signed and dated 'Childe Hassam 1916' (lower right)
    watercolor on paper laid down on board
    15¼ x 22¼ in. (38.7 x 56.5 cm.)


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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

    The artist.
    The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, by bequest from the above, 1935.
    Mr. Robert Pollack, New York.
    [With]Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1964.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1964.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    Literature

    Montross Gallery, Exhibition of Pictures by Childe Hassam, exhibition checklist, New York, 1917, no. 72.
    The Philadelphia Water Color Club & The Pennsylvania Society of Miniatures, Catalogue of the Fifteenth Annual Philadelphia Water Color Club Exhibition, and the Annual Exhibition of Miniatures, exhibition catalogue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1917, p. 60.


    Exhibited

    New York, Montross Gallery, Exhibition of Pictures by Childe Hassam, January 4-20, 1917, no. 72.
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Catalogue of the Fifteenth Annual Philadelphia Water Color Exhibition, and the Sixteenth Annual Exhibition of Miniatures, November 4-December 9, 1917, no. 620.
    Boston, Massachusetts, Vose Gallery, Exhibition of Water Colors by Childe Hassam, N.A., April 19-May 1, 1920, no. 29.
    New York, The Milch Galleries, Exhibition of Water Colors by Childe Hassam, November 15-27, 1920, no. 27.
    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, Watercolors from the Permanent Collection, January 12-February 9, 1964.
    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, The World of Watercolor, May 6-June 24, 1973.
    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, Themes and Variations, September 10-November 11, 1978.
    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, Childe Hassam in the Permanent Collection, September 7-October 19, 1980.
    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, Watercolors from the Collection, June 26-August 28, 1988.
    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, A Museum Collects: Works on Paper, September 17-November 5, 1989.
    Cos Cob, Connecticut, Bush-Holley Historical Site Visitor Center, The Lost Landscape of Cos Cob, November 15, 1997-February 15, 1998.