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    Sale 2035

    19th Century European Art and Orientalist Art

    22 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 39

    Adolf Schreyer (German, 1828-1899)

    The Stampede

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Adolf Schreyer (German, 1828-1899)
    The Stampede
    signed 'ad. Schreyer' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    18¾ x 33 in. (47.6 x 83.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Daniel Catlin and Justina G. Catlin, St. Louis, Missouri, 1917.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Saint Louis Art Museum


    Literature

    The Daniel Catlin Memorial Collection of Paintings, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1917, vol. 3, April edition.
    Recent Accessions, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1917, vol. 3, April edition, p. 12.
    City Art Museum of St. Louis, Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings with Biographical Data and Descriptive Notes, City Art Museum of Saint Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1918, no. S32, pp. 113, 148 (illustrated).
    City Art Museum Catalogue of Paintings, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1924, 3rd edition, no. S32, p. 80.


    Exhibited

    St. Louis, St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall Association, St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall Association - First Annual Exhibition, 1884, no. 268, p. 62 (as The Surprise).
    St. Louis, Paine Art Center and Gardens, Adolf Schreyer: An International Exhibition, 8 June - 30 July 1972.