• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2289

    Christie's Interiors

    9 - 10 February 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 107

    James Swinnerton (American, 1875-1974)

    Death Valley Sink

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    James Swinnerton (American, 1875-1974)
    Death Valley Sink
    signed 'Swinnerton' (lower right); inscribed and dated '"DEATH VALLEY SINK" 1938' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    25 x 25 in. (63.5 x 63.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1938.


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Colorado Historical Society, Denver.
    Harmsen Museum of Art, Golden, Colorado.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Items Sold to Benefit the Denver Art Museum Acquisitions Fund
    (Lots 104-108)


    Exhibited

    Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 6 October-6 November 1972.
    Fort Collins, Colorado State University Center Gallery, 22 September-14 October 1973.
    Lubbock, The Museum Texas Tech University, January-March 1976.
    Prescott, Phippen Museum of Western Art, The Harmsen Collection of Western Art: Celebrating the Taos Influence, 22 April-2 August 1994.