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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    Eanger Irving Couse (1866-1936)

    Shooting Fish

    Price Realised  

    Eanger Irving Couse (1866-1936)
    Shooting Fish
    signed 'E.I. Couse -N-A-' (lower right)
    oil on board
    16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1920-22.


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    This painting will be included in Virginia Couse Leavitt's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.

    Provenance

    The artist.
    Estate of the above.
    Kibbey W. Couse, son of the artist.
    Eugene Adkins, Oklahoma, acquired from the above, 1964.
    Richard J. Flood, Sr.
    [With]Main Trails Galleries, Scottsdale, Arizona.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1985.


    Exhibited

    Kansas City, Missouri, The Findlay Galleries, September 1922.
    New York, Babcock Galleries, December 1922.
    St. Louis, Missouri, Noonan Kocain Gallery, December 1923.