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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 167

    Edmund Charles Tarbell (1862-1938)

    Still Life

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edmund Charles Tarbell (1862-1938)
    Still Life
    signed and dated 'Tarbell -18' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    16¾ x 21 in. (42.5 x 53.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    James Parmelee, Washington, D.C., acquired from the above, 1918.
    By bequest to the present owner from the above, 1941.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Corcoran Gallery of Art sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund*


    Literature

    Corcoran Gallery of Art, Exhibition of Pictures by Ten American Painters, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1919, n.p., no. 36.
    National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Centennial of Paintings by Edmund C. Tarbell, N.A. (1862-1939), exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1962, n.p.
    D.W. Phillips, A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, vol. 2, Washington, D.C., 1966, p. 55.
    Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Object as Subject, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1978, n.p.


    Exhibited

    Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, Exhibition of Pictures of Ten American Painters, 1919, no. 36.
    Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Centennial of Paintings by Edmund C. Tarbell, N.A. (1862-1938), July 8-September 2, 1962.
    Washington, D.C., Chevy Chase Club, 1972, on loan.
    Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Object as Subject, December 10, 1978-March 25, 1979.