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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 15

    Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905)

    Young Ruffed Grouse

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905)
    Young Ruffed Grouse
    signed and dated 'AF Tait/1858' (lower right)--signed again, inscribed with title and '600 B'wy/N.Y./No 94' (on the reverse)
    oil on board
    8¼ x 9½ in. (21 x 24.1 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    J.B. Stearns, acquired from the above.
    Collection of Patricia and George J. Arden, New York.
    Private collection, West Palm Beach, Florida.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    W.H. Cadbury and H.F. Marsh, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait: Artist in the Adirondacks, Newark, Delaware, 1986, p. 144, no. 58.47.