• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 185

    Howard Chandler Christy (1872-1952)

    The Hero and His Lady

    Price Realised  

    Howard Chandler Christy (1872-1952)
    The Hero and His Lady
    signed 'Howard Chandler Christy' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    37½ x 27¼ in. (95.3 x 69.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Inc., New York, 13 December 1972, lot 45.
    Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York.
    By bequest to the present owner from the above, 1981.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM