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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 174

    Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)

    Midday, Tangiers

    Price Realised  

    Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)
    Midday, Tangiers
    signed 'Tanner' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    24¼ x 20¼ in. (61.6 x 51.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Mrs. Diane Cohen, Wilmington, Delaware.
    Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc., New York.
    Sterling Regal Collection.
    Mr. and Mrs. Haig Tashjian, New York.
    Sotheby's, New York, 25 May 1988, lot 37.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Richard Ward Foster


    Literature

    The Parrish Art Museum, American Realist and Impressionist Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Haig Tashjian, exhibition catalogue, Southampton, New York, 1983, p. 66, fig. 14, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Southampton, New York, Parrish Art Museum, Paintings from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Haig Tashjian, April 17-June 6, 1982.
    Greenville, South Carolina, Greenville County Museum of Art, American Realist and Impressionist Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Haig Tashjian, March 10-April 22, 1984.
    San Francisco, California, The Art Museum Association of America, Hidden Heritage: Afro-American Art, 1800-1850, no. 28.
    Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, American Paintings in Southern California Collections, March 17-May 26, 1996.