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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    John Marin (1870-1953)

    Mt. Chocorua, White Mountain Series

    Price Realised  

    John Marin (1870-1953)
    Mt. Chocorua, White Mountain Series
    signed and dated 'Marin 26' (lower left)--signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the reverse of the board)
    watercolor and charcoal on paper laid down on board
    17¼ x 21¾ in. (43.8 x 55.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    An American Place, New York.
    Mr. and Mrs. John French.
    The Downtown Gallery, New York.
    Private collection, acquired from the above, 1959.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    S. Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, p. 567, no. 26.34, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, Intimate Gallery, John Marin, November 9-December 11, 1927.
    Mont, Massachusetts, John Marin: America's Modern Pioneer, February 23-March 29, 1964, no. 20.
    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, John Marin's Maine, 1964.