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    Sale 12165

    American Art

    22 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 13

    James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917)

    A Study With Sunlight

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917)
    A Study With Sunlight
    signed 'Carroll Beckwith.' (lower left)
    pastel on paper
    8 ½ x 5 1/8 in. (21.6 x 13 cm.)
    Executed by 1890.


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    A similar composition by James Carroll Beckwith executed in oil (Mrs. Clifford Richardson Reading, circa late 1880s) is in the collection of Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts.

    Provenance

    Livingston Galleries, New York.
    Francis E. Fowler III, Los Angeles, California.
    Sotheby's, New York, 20 May 1998, lot 1.
    Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1999.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Distinguished American Art from a New York Private Collection


    Literature

    "The Painters in Pastel," New York Sun, May 17, 1890, p. 6.


    Exhibited

    New York, Hermann Wunderlich & Company, Fourth Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Pastel, May 1-27, 1890, no. 8.
    New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., Intimate Revelations: The Art of Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917), December 1, 1999-January 15, 2000, pp. 25, 63, 106, 142, fig. 36, illustrated.