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    Sale 2142

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    5 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 138

    John George Brown (1831-1913)

    A Longshoreman

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John George Brown (1831-1913)
    A Longshoreman
    signed 'J.G. Brown N.A.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm.)


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    This painting likely relates to the large-scale work by the artist, The Longshoremen's Noon (1879, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.).

    Provenance

    The artist.
    Thomas B. Clark, acquired from the above, 1892 (possibly).
    A. Steckler, acquired from the above, 1899 (possibly).
    Sale: Plaza Art Galleries, Inc., New York, n.d.
    Private collection.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct provenance is as follows:

    The artist.
    Thomas B. Clark, acquired from the above, 1892 (possibly).
    A. Steckler, acquired from the above, 1899 (possibly).
    Sale: Plaza Art Galleries, Inc., New York, n.d.
    Private collection.
    By descent to the present owner.