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    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 8

    John Marin (1870-1953)

    Off Norton Island, Maine Coast

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Marin (1870-1953)
    Off Norton Island, Maine Coast
    signed and dated 'Marin 33' (lower right)
    watercolor on paper
    15¼ x 21½ in. (38.7 x 54.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Downtown Gallery, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1959.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the additional literature for this lot:
    Montclair Art Museum, The American Painting Collection of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1977, pp. 238, 263, illustrated.


    Pre-Lot Text

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


    Literature

    Archives of American Art, mircofilm, ND33, frame 402.
    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Montclair in Manhattan, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1961, p. 46, illustrated.
    Montclair Art Museum, John Marin, American Modern Pioneer, exhibition catalogue, Montclair, New Jersey, 1964, no. 35, cover illustration.
    S. Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, pt. II, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, p. 656, no. 33.20, illustrated.
    Montclair Art Museum, The American Painting Collection of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1977, pp. 238, 263, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, An American Place, John Marin, November 3-December 1, 1934, no. 1.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, John Marin--A Retrospective Exhibition, October 1936, no. 151.
    San Francisco, California, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum, and elsewhere, John Marin: Oils, Watercolors, Etchings, February 15-March 22, 1949, no. 27.
    Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Art Galleries, John Marin, and Contemporary Watercolors, January 11-February 10, 1952.
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Philadelphia Art Alliance, John Marin: Watercolors, Oils, May 19-June 13, 1954, no. 19.
    New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Montclair in Manhattan, November 7-25, 1961.
    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, John Marin, American Modern Pioneer: A Retrospective Exhibition of the Watercolors and Oil Paintings from 1903-1953, February 23-March 29, 1964, no. 35.
    Southampton, New York, Parrish Art Museum, An American Place, May 24-July 19, 1981, no. 32.