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    Sale 2142

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    5 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    Hugh Henry Breckenridge (1870-1937)

    Fauvist Landscape

    Price Realised  

    Hugh Henry Breckenridge (1870-1937)
    Fauvist Landscape
    signed 'Breckenridge' (lower left)
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    image, 9½ x 6¾ in. (24.1 x 17.1 cm.); overall, 15¼ x 12½ in. (38.7 x 31.8 cm.)
    Painted circa 1912.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Dorothy Dozier Breckenridge, Dallas, Texas, wife of the above.
    Private collection, Dallas, Texas.
    Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
    Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, June 26, 1997.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Literature

    Hollis Taggart Galleries, The Color of Modernism: The American Fauves, exhibition catalogue, New York, pp. 53, 108, no. 9, pl. 138, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, Hollis Taggart Galleries, The Color of Modernism: The American Fauves, April 29-July 26, 1997, no. 9.