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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    Edmund C. Tarbell (1862-1938)

    Hansom Cab in London

    Price Realised  

    Edmund C. Tarbell (1862-1938)
    Hansom Cab in London
    signed and dated 'E.C. Tarbell .86./London' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    15¾ x 12¾ in. (40 x 32.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Castano Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts, by 1938.
    Mr. John George Rauch, Sr., Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1940.
    Mrs. Gertrude Alice Schnull Rauch, Indianapolis, Indiana, by descent, circa 1976.
    By descent to the present owner, circa 1984.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mrs. Alfred Owen Reynolds, Indianapolis, Indiana


    Literature

    P.J. Pierce, Edmund C. Tarbell and The Boston School of Painting, 1889-1980, Hingham, Massachusetts, 1980, pp. 26, 198, illustrated.
    L. Buckley, Edmund C. Tarbell: Poet of Domesticity, New York, 2001, pp. 22-23, fig. 17, illustrated.
    S. Strickler, Impressionism Transformed: The Paintings of Edmund C. Tarbell, exhibition catalogue, Manchester, New Hampshire, 2001, p. 41.


    Exhibited

    Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Paintings by Frank W. Benson and Edmund C. Tarbell, November 16-December 15, 1938, no. 144.
    Boston, Massachusetts, Vose Galleries, Inc., 1942, no. 13001.
    Indianapolis, Indiana, Indianapolis Museum of Art, on loan, 2007-09.