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    Sale 2003

    Important American Paintings, Drawings And Sculpture

    21 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 3

    John Marin (1870-1953)

    Small Point, Maine

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Marin (1870-1953)
    Small Point, Maine
    signed and dated 'Marin 15' (lower left)
    watercolor on paper
    19½ x 16¼ in. (49.6 x 41.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    John Marin, Jr., New York.
    Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York.
    Private collection, New York, 1985.
    Menconi & Schoelkopf Fine Art, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2002.


    Literature

    S. Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, p. 410, no. 15.40, illustrated.
    L. Curry, John Marin: A Centennial Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Los Angeles, California, 1970, pp. 12, 35, no. 40, illustrated.
    Barbara Mathes Gallery, Mabel Dodge: The Salon Years 1912-1917, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1985, n.p., no. 17, illustrated.
    Menconi & Schoelkopf Fine Art, New York, Menconi & Schoelkopf Fine Art: The First Year, New York, 2002, n.p., no. 8, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, John Marin, 1870-1953: A Centennial Exhibition, July 7-August 30, 1970, no. 40.
    New York, Barbara Mathes Gallery, Mabel Dodge: The Salon Years 1912-1917, September 28-November 2, 1985.