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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 129

    John George Brown (1831-1913)

    Fishing, Fort Lee, New Jersey

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John George Brown (1831-1913)
    Fishing, Fort Lee, New Jersey
    signed 'J.G. Brown N.A.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    17 x 22½ in. (43.2 x 57.2 cm.)
    Painted circa 1870.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Estate of the above.
    Sale: The American Art Association, 9-10 February 1914, no. 90.
    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York.
    Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shoemaker, California, acquired from the above, 1976.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    M.J. Hoppin, Country Paths and City Sidewalks: The Art of J.G. Brown, exhibition catalogue, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1989, p. 47, no. 13, fig. 39, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Springfield, Massachusetts, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and elsewhere, Country Paths and City Sidewalks: The Art of J.G. Brown, March 19-May 21, 1989.