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    Sale 2035

    19th Century European Art and Orientalist Art

    22 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 179

    Anton Mauve (Dutch, 1838-1888)

    Sheep Watering by a River

    Price Realised  

    Anton Mauve (Dutch, 1838-1888)
    Sheep Watering by a River
    signed 'A Mauve f' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    24 x 35½ in. (61 x 90.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Goupil & Cie., Paris.
    Daniel Catlin and Justina G. Catlin, St. Louis, Missouri, 1904-1917.


    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, p. 6.
    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. M23, pp. 76, 105-106.
    City Art Museum of Saint Louis, City Art Museum Catalogue of Paintings, City Art Museum of Saint Louis, 1924, Ca. M23, pp. 57, 62-63 (illustrated).
    City Art Museum of Saint Louis, City Art Museum Catalogue of Paintings, City Art Museum of Saint Louis, 1924, Ca. K5, p. 46.
    T.B. Brumbaugh, 'Lost in Storage: Ludwig Knaus in American Collections,' Art Journal, 27, Spring 1968, pp. 264-265 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    St. Louis, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904, no. 7, p. 69.
    St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, The Home Exhibition: An Exhibition of Paintings owned in St. Louis, 1911, no. 50, p. 77 (illustrated).
    St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, Summer Loan Exhibition 1922: Paintings of the Modern Dutch School owned in St. Louis, 1922, no. 42.