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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942)

    Dance at San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico

    Price Realised  

    Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942)
    Dance at San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico
    signed 'EW Deming' with the artist's device and inscribed indistinctly (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    45¼ x 72½ in. (114.9 x 184.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Mrs. Henry Lang.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1931.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    Literature

    Montclair Art Museum, The American Painting Collection of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1977, p. 159, illustrated.
    M.S. Kushner, A. Anreus, M. Grzesiak and V. Wageman, Three Hundred Years of American Painting: The Montclair Art Museum Collection, New York, 1989, p. 142, no. 122, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, Varied Visions: The Native American at the Turn of the Century, October 1995-January 1996.