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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 22

    Guy Wiggins (1883-1962)

    At Central Park in Winter

    Price Realised  

    Guy Wiggins (1883-1962)
    At Central Park in Winter
    signed 'Guy Wiggins. N.A.' (lower right)--signed again and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
    oil on canvasboard
    12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1943.


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    Provenance

    Robert Rice Gallery, Houston, Texas.
    Sale: Phillips, New York, 3 December 1987, lot 55.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Samuel B. and Marion W. Lawrence Collection


    Literature

    J. Hardin and V.A. Leeds, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, exhibition catalogue, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1999, pp. 18, 62, 84, no. 44, illustrated (as At Central Park and 59th).


    Exhibited

    Winter Park, Florida, Rollins College, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Alumni & Friends Collections, March 22-May 6, 1990.
    St. Petersburg, Florida, Museum of Fine Arts, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, March 21-June 13, 1999, no. 44 (as At Central Park and 59th).