• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 186

    Howard Pyle (1853-1911)

    The Mob in Shay's Rebellion in Possession of a Courthouse

    Price Realised  

    Howard Pyle (1853-1911)
    The Mob in Shay's Rebellion in Possession of a Courthouse
    signed with initials and dated 'H.P. 83' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    8½ x 14 in. (21.6 x 35.6 cm.)


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    The present work was commissioned from the artist by Harper & Bros. Publishing.

    Provenance

    The artist.
    Private collection, New York, acquired from the above.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HELEN LEALE HARPER JR.