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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    Elihu Vedder (1836-1923)

    Little Shrine, Subiaco, Italy

    Price Realised  


    Elihu Vedder (1836-1923)
    Little Shrine, Subiaco, Italy
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    9 x 4½ in. (22.9 x 11.4 cm.)

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    The artist.
    Anita Vedder, daughter of the artist.
    American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, by bequest from the above, circa 1950s.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1955.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Butler Institute of American Art Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund*


    Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, and elsewhere, Perceptions and Evocations: The Art of Elihu Vedder, October 13, 1987-February 4, 1979, no. B6.