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    Sale 12165

    American Art

    22 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    Childe Hassam (1859-1935)

    The New Moon

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    Estimate

    Childe Hassam (1859-1935)
    The New Moon
    bears signature and date 'Childe Hassam 1904' (lower left)--signed and dated 'Childe Hassam/1907' with crescent device and inscribed with title (on the backing board)
    oil on panel
    5 x 6 ¼ in. (12.7 x 15.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1907.


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    We would like to thank the Hassam catalogue raisonné committee for their assistance with cataloguing this work.

    This painting will be included in Stuart P. Feld's and Kathleen M. Burnside's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.

    Provenance

    The artist.
    American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, bequest from the above, 1935.
    Milch Galleries, New York, 1951.
    John Fox, Boston, Massachusetts, acquired from the above, 1951.
    Mr. Sarian, by 1960.
    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, 1960.
    Mr. William M. V. Kingsland.
    Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York, circa 1972.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1999.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Distinguished American Art from a New York Private Collection


    Literature

    Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., American Paintings VII, New York, 1994, pp. 184-85, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., A Room of Hassams, May 6-June 26, 1993.