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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    John Marin (1870-1953)

    White Mountain Country, Summer No. 29, Dixville Notch No. 1

    Price Realised  

    John Marin (1870-1953)
    White Mountain Country, Summer No. 29, Dixville Notch No. 1
    signed and dated 'Marin 27' (lower left)
    watercolor and pencil on paper with attached paper border
    18 x 22½ in. (45.7 x 57.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Dorothy Norman, New York.
    Estate of the above.
    Amy Wolf Fine Art, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    Art Journal, XIV, 1955, p. 320, illustrated.
    University of California, John Marin, exhibition catalogue, Los Angeles, California, 1956, n.p., no. 33, illustrated.
    S. Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 2, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, p. 586, no. 27.49, illustrated.
    R.E. Fine, John Marin, Washington, D.C., 1990, pp. 8, 201, 214-17, 220, no. 1, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, Intimate Gallery, Fifty New Paintings by John Marin, November-December 1928, no. 29.
    Los Angeles, California, and elsewhere, University of California Art Galleries, John Marin Memorial Exhibition, 1955-56, no. 33.