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    Sale 2068

    California, Western And American Paintings, Drawings And Sculpture

    30 April 2008, Beverly Hills

  • Lot 43

    Carl Rudolph Krafft (1884-1938)

    The Red Sleigh

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    Carl Rudolph Krafft (1884-1938)
    The Red Sleigh
    signed 'Carl R Krafft' and inscribed with artist's thumbprint (lower right)--signed again twice (on the stretcher and the reverse) and signed again and inscribed with title (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    45 x 50 in. (114.3 x 127 cm.)
    Painted circa 1924.


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    Provenance

    The artist, Oak Park, Illinois.
    Presented to the present owner from the above, circa 1925-26.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the River Forest School District, Illinois


    Exhibited

    The present painting was entered into the 1924 and 1925 Carnegie International Exhibitions, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, although it was not shown in either exhibit. The painting retains its Carnegie Exhibition label.