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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    John Marin (1870-1953)

    Pertaining to the Sea, Cape Split, Maine

    Price Realised  

    John Marin (1870-1953)
    Pertaining to the Sea, Cape Split, Maine
    signed and dated 'Marin 40' (lower right)
    watercolor, crayon and pencil on paper laid down on board
    15½ x 20¾ in. (39.3 x 52.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Estate of the above.
    Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Koteen, acquired from the above, circa 1965.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    The Waddington Galleries, John Marin (1870-1953): Retrospective Exhibition of Watercolours, exhibition catalogue, London, 1963, n.p., no. 35, illustrated.
    S. Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 2, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, p. 709, no. 40.26.


    Exhibited

    London, The Waddington Galleries, John Marin (1870-1953): Retrospective Exhibition of Watercolours, October 3-26, 1963, no. 35.
    Los Angeles, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and elsewhere, John Marin, 1870-1953, July 7-August 30, 1970, no. 108.