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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 171

    Elihu Vedder (1836-1923)

    Near Perugia

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    Elihu Vedder (1836-1923)
    Near Perugia
    signed with artist's initial and dated '18 V 70' (lower right)
    oil on board
    8½ x 13¼ in. (21.6 x 33.7 cm.)

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    Mr. and Mrs. Otto Wittman, Toledo, Ohio.
    Private collection, 1995.
    Sotheby's, New York, 6 June 1997, lot 77.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Southern Collection


    R. Soria, Elihu Vedder: American Visionary Artist in Rome (1836-1923), Cranbury, New Jersey, 1970, p. 303, no. 198 (as Landscape--Casacce Near Perugia).
    National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institute, Perceptions and Evocations: The Art of Elihu Vedder, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1978, p. 87, illustrated.


    Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, and elsewhere, Perceptions and Evocations: The Art of Elihu Vedder, October 1978-July 1979, no. 83.