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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    Winslow Homer (1836-1910)

    Portrait of Elizabeth Loring Grant

    Price Realised  

    Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
    Portrait of Elizabeth Loring Grant
    signed with artist's initials and dated 'W.H./66' (lower right)
    charcoal, chalk and pencil on paper
    10 x 10 in. (25.4 x 25.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1866.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Elizabeth Loring Grant, Belmont, Massachusetts, gift from the above, 1866.
    Lena Wellington Grant Gibson (Mrs. Richard Gibson), Greenwich, Connecticut, bequested from the above, 1921.
    Madelaine Grant Bufford (Mrs. John Henry Bufford, Jr.), Newton Highlands, Massachusetts, gift from the above.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    L. Goodrich and A. Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer, 1867 through 1876, vol. I, New York, 2005, p. 365, no. 290.