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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)

    Hackensack Meadows

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    Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)
    Hackensack Meadows
    signed and dated 'J.F. Cropsey 1891' (lower right)
    watercolor and pencil on paper
    16 x 26 in. (40.6 x 66 cm.)


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    This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the works of Jasper Francis Cropsey by the Newington-Cropsey Foundation, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

    Provenance

    The artist.
    M. Alfred Newhouse, St. Louis, Missouri, acquired from the above, 1891.
    Rev. George J. Schwainfurth, Rockford, Illinois, acquired from the above, 1891.
    Private collection, Rockford, Illinois.
    Sotheby's, New York, 14 March 1996, lot 7.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    J.F. Cropsey, Letter to Rev. George J. Schwainfurth, Rockford, Illinois, October 30, 1891.
    W.S. Talbot, Jasper F. Cropsey: 1823-1900, Ph.D. dissertation, New York University, 1977, pp. 246, 474-75, no. 231, fig. 222, illustrated.
    C. Rebora, Jasper Cropsey Watercolors, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1985, p. 80.