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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 148

    Clarence Kerr Chatterton (1880-1973)

    Regatta at Kennebunkport

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    Clarence Kerr Chatterton (1880-1973)
    Regatta at Kennebunkport
    signed 'C.K. Chatterton' (lower right)
    oil on board
    12 x 15¾ in. (30.5 x 40 cm.)
    Painted in 1922.

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    Clarence Kerr Chatterton spent many of his summers at the artists' colony of Ogunquit, Maine depicting scenes of the leisure class on holiday. Regatta at Kennebunkport and Fair Days are exemplary of the artist's sun-filled, vividly colored paintings of the 1920s.

    This painting is recorded as no. 195 in the Chapellier Galleries inventory of works by C.K. Chatterton.

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    Chapellier Galleries, New York.
    Christie's, New York, 26 May 1993, lot 146.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Samuel B. and Marion W. Lawrence Collection


    Chapellier Galleries, The Works of C.K. Chatterton, New York, February 1970, n.p., no. 17, illustrated.
    J. Hardin and V.A. Leeds, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, exhibition catalogue, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1999, pp. 21, 81, 84, no. 6, illustrated.


    Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Museum of Art, Collector's Choice, November 1979-January 1980 (as Boat Party at Kennebunkport).
    St. Petersburg, Florida, Museum of Fine Arts, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, March 21-June 13, 1999, no. 6.