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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 80

    Alexander Helwig Wyant (1836-1892)

    Late Afternoon

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Helwig Wyant (1836-1892)
    Late Afternoon
    signed 'A.H. Wyant' and dated indistinctly '8*' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    19 x 25½ in. (48.3 x 64.8 cm.)
    Painted before 1883.


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    Provenance

    Sale: Ortgies & Co., New York, 5 February 1894, no. 63 (as Evening).
    Mr. S.D. Tucker, acquired from the above.
    Mrs. Thomas M. Spaulding, Washington, D.C.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1967.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Corcoran Gallery of Art sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund*


    Literature

    Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Alexander Wyant, Retrospective Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1968, p. 18.
    Norman MacKenzie Gallery, In Search of America: 19th Century Painters and Writers, exhibition catalogue, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 1971, p. 44, no. 78, pl. 16, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seventh Loan Exhibition, May-November 1883.
    Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Norman MacKenzie Gallery, In Search of America: 19th Century Painters and Writers, October 29-November 18, 1971, no. 78.