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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    Aaron Draper Shattuck (1832-1928)

    The Cascades, Pinkham Notch, Mount Washington

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Aaron Draper Shattuck (1832-1928)
    The Cascades, Pinkham Notch, Mount Washington
    signed with initials 'ADS' (lower left)
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    15½ x 19 in. (39.3 x 48.3 cm.)
    Painted circa 1859.


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    Provenance

    Mrs. E.D. Emigh, New Britain, Connecticut.
    Dr. Arthur Quart, Riverdale, New York.
    Dennis Di Lorenzo Fine Art, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1988.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work is not signed.


    Literature

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Paradise: The World of the Hudson River School, New York, 1988, p. 310 illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New Britain, Connecticut, The New Britain Museum of Art, Aaron Draper Shattuck, N.A., 1832-1928: A Retrospective Exhibition, 1970 (as Trickling Water).
    Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, America As Art, 1976.
    New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Paradise: The World of the Hudson River School, October 4, 1987-January 3, 1988.