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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    Sydney Laurence (1865-1940)

    Sailing Off Gloucester Coast

    Price Realised  

    Sydney Laurence (1865-1940)
    Sailing Off Gloucester Coast
    signed and dated 'Sydney Laurence-/Gloucester-1888' (lower left)
    watercolor and pencil on paper
    4½ x 7½ in. (11.4 x 19.1 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 26 September 1986, lot 100.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Samuel B. and Marion W. Lawrence Collection


    Literature

    J. Hardin and V.A. Leeds, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, exhibition catalogue, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1999, pp. 50, 84, no. 22, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Winter Park, Florida, Rollins College, Cornell Fine Arts Center, Western and Wildlife: Selections from the Samuel B. and Marion Lawrence Collection, November 23, 1987-January 24, 1988.
    St. Petersburg, Florida, Museum of Fine Arts, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, March 21-June 13, 1999, no. 22.