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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)

    View of Sugar Loaf Mountain from the Artist's Home

    Price Realised  

    Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)
    View of Sugar Loaf Mountain from the Artist's Home
    signed and dated 'J.F Cropsey 1875' (lower center)
    oil on canvas
    14¼ x 24¼ in. (36.2 x 61.6 cm.)


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    This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the works of Jasper Francis Cropsey by the Newington-Cropsey Foundation, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

    Provenance

    Rabin-Krueger Gallery, Newark, New Jersey.
    Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Golt.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1961.


    Pre-Lot Text

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


    Literature

    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Montclair in Manhattan, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1961, p. 30.
    Montclair Art Museum, The American Painting Collection of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1977, pp. 67, 212, illustrated (as Landscape).
    Montclair Art Museum, Three Hundred Years of American Painting: The Montclair Art Museum Collection, New York, 1989, pp. 30, 140, no. 100, illustrated (as Landscape).
    K.W. Maddox, "A Forgotten Mountain: Jasper F. Cropsey's Paintings of Sugar Loaf," The Metropolitan Museum Journal, 2000, vol. 35, pp. 232, 234, illustrated (as Landscape).
    J. Bookbinder, In a Perfect World: Bermuda in the Context of American Landscape Painting, Boston, Massachusetts, 2002, pp. 11, 53.


    Exhibited

    New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Montclair In Manhattan, November 7-25, 1961.
    Huntington, New York, The Heckscher Museum, Land of Whitman, 1982.
    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, A Museum Collects: The 19th Century, 1989.
    Boston, Massachusetts, Boston College, McMullen Museum of Art, In a Perfect World: Bermuda in the Context of American Landscape Painting, May 16-September 15, 2002.