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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 59

    Irving Ramsey Wiles (1861-1948)

    Shelter Island

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Irving Ramsey Wiles (1861-1948)
    Shelter Island
    signed 'Irving R Wiles' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    32½ x 40 in. (82.6 x 101.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1928.


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    Provenance

    Mr. W. Douglas Prizer.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1973.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    Literature

    R.G. Pisano, The Long Island Landscape, 1914-1946: The Transitional Years, exhibition catalogue, Southampton, New York, 1982, n.p., no. 103 (as View of Shelter Island).
    M.S. Kushner, A. Anreus, M. Grzesiak and V. Wageman, Three Hundred Years of American Painting: The Montclair Art Museum Collection, New York, 1989, p. 185, no. 510, illustrated (as View of Shelter Island).


    Exhibited

    Southampton, New York, Parrish Art Museum, The Long Island Landscape, 1914-1946, June 13-August 1, 1982 (as View of Shelter Island).