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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 66

    Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938)

    Woman in Blue Dress

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938)
    Woman in Blue Dress
    signed 'TW Dewing' (lower right)
    pastel on paperboard
    10½ x 7 in. (26.7 x 17.8 cm.)
    Executed circa 1920.


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    This pastel will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work being prepared by Dr. Susan A. Hobbs.

    Provenance

    Commissioner M. Loudmer, Paris.
    Max Schweitzer, New York, acquired from the above, 1974.
    [With]Graham Gallery, New York, 1974.
    JoAnn and Julian Ganz, Jr., Los Angeles, California, acquired from the above, by 1977.
    [With]Terry De Lapp Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 1978.
    Tony Andress, Abilene, Texas, acquired from the above.
    Christie's, New York, 4 December 1987, lot 116.
    Spanierman Galleries, New York, acquired from the above.
    Private collection, Malibu, California, acquired from the above.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2005.


    Literature

    The Magazine Antiques, October 1988, vol. 134, p. 612, illustrated.
    Spanierman Galleries, American Works on Paper II, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1988, n.p., no. 19.
    Spanierman Galleries, Works on Paper, exhibition catalogue, New York, 2009, p. 42, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, Spanierman Galleries, American Works on Paper II, autumn 1988, no. 19.
    New York, Spanierman Galleries, The Poetic Vision: American Tonalism, November 12, 2005-January 7, 2006.
    New York, Spanierman Galleries, Works on Paper, November 20, 2008-February 7, 2009.