• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 52

    Frederick Judd Waugh (1861-1940)

    The Open Sea

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Frederick Judd Waugh (1861-1940)
    The Open Sea
    signed '/Waugh/' (lower right)
    oil on masonite
    22¾ x 32½ in. (57.8 x 82.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc., New York.
    Marguerite A.C. Stewart, Upperville, Virginia, acquired from the above, circa 1935.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1964.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND


    Literature

    Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc., Memorial Exhibition: Paintings of the Sea by Frederick Judd Waugh, N.A., 1861-1940, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1943, n.p., no. 43 or 60.
    G.R. Havens, Frederick Judd Waugh, American Marine Painter, Orono, Maine, 1969, pp. 154, 285, no. 85.
    D.W. Phillips, A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, vol. 2, Washington, D.C., 1973, p. 48.


    Exhibited

    New York, Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc., Memorial Exhibition: Paintings of the Sea by Frederick Judd Waugh, N.A., 1861-1940, 1943.