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    Sale 2035

    19th Century European Art and Orientalist Art

    22 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 244

    Antonio Casanova y Estorach (Spanish, 1847-1896)

    The Sick Monk

    Price Realised  

    Antonio Casanova y Estorach (Spanish, 1847-1896)
    The Sick Monk
    signed, inscribed and dated 'A. Casanova Paris 1880.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    17¼ x 21¾ in. (43.8 x 55.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1880.


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    Special Notice

    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Provenance

    Daniel Catlin and Justina G. Catlin, St. Louis, Missouri, 1884-1917.


    Pre-Lot Text

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


    Literature

    Earl Shinn (ed.), The Art Treasures of America, George Barrie, Philadelphia, 1880, vol. 2, p. 63 (illustrated).
    Memorial Collection of Paintings, Bulletin of the 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, 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. L22, p. 92.
    City Art Museum Catalogue of Paintings, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1924, 3rd edition, no. L22, pp. 50-51.


    Exhibited

    St. Louis, St. Louis Music Hall and Exhibition, St. Louis Music Hall and Exhibition - First Annual Exhibition, 1884, no. 50, p. 77 (illustrated).