• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 53

    Bruce Crane (1857-1937)

    The Late Year

    Price Realised  

    Bruce Crane (1857-1937)
    The Late Year
    signed and dated 'Bruce Crane. N.A. 1922' (lower right)--signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the board)
    oil on canvas tacked over board
    18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)


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    Provenance

    William H. Bell.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1949.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    Literature

    Montclair Art Museum, The American Painting Collection of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1977, p. 139, illustrated.
    Florence Griswold Museum, Bruce Crane: American Tonalist, exhibition catalogue, Old Lyme, Connecticut, 1984, p. 30, no. 23.


    Exhibited

    Old Lyme, Connecticut, Florence Griswold Museum, Bruce Crane: American Tonalist, June 10-September 9, 1984.
    Washington, D.C., Office of Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, on loan, 2000.