• Fine American Paintings, Drawi auction at Christies

    Sale 2285

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 189

    John Francis Murphy (1853-1921)

    At Sunset

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Francis Murphy (1853-1921)
    At Sunset
    signed and dated indistinctly 'J. Francis Murphy-190*' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    24½ x 36½ in. (62.2 x 92.7 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of Saint Louis Art Museum


    Literature

    City Art Museum of Saint Louis, "By Purchase from the City Art Museum Fund," Bulletin of the City Art Museum of Saint Louis, vol. 1, April 1914, p. 18, illustrated.
    City Art Museum of Saint Louis, Catalogue of Paintings, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1915, pp. 122, 133, 135, illustrated.
    City Art Museum of Saint Louis, City Art Museum Catalogue of Paintings, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1924, pp. 63, 109.
    Saint Louis Art Museum, Impressionism Reflected: American Art, 1890-1920, exhibition catalogue, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1982, p. 5.


    Exhibited

    Saint Louis, Missouri, Saint Louis Art Museum, Impressionism Reflected: American Art, 1890-1920, May 8-June 27, 1982.