• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 28

    Ernest Lawson (1873-1939)

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    Price Realised  

    Ernest Lawson (1873-1939)
    New Hope, Pennsylvania
    signed 'E. Lawson.' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    15¼ x 19½ in. (38.7 x 49.6 cm.)
    Painted circa 1914-16.


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    The present work retains a sketch on the reverse.

    Provenance

    The artist.
    Chapellier Galleries, New York.
    Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, 1974.
    Sotheby's, New York, 27 May 1999, lot 107.
    D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1999.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Midwestern Collection


    Literature

    S. Canterbury, Noble Dreams & Simple Pleasures: American Masterworks from Minnesota Collections, exhibition catalogue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2009, p. 56.


    Exhibited

    Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Noble Dreams & Simple Pleasures: American Masterworks from Minnesota Collections, February 22-May 3, 2009.