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    Sale 12165

    American Art

    22 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 97

    John Leslie Breck (1860-1899)

    The River Epte, Giverny

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Leslie Breck (1860-1899)
    The River Epte, Giverny
    signed 'John Leslie Breck' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm.)


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    The present work also resembles John Leslie Breck’s riverscapes identified as Kent, England.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Massachusetts.
    Jeffrey Brown, Lincoln, Massachusetts, acquired from the above, 1980.
    Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York, acquired from the above, 1981.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Distinguished American Art from a New York Private Collection


    Exhibited

    Memphis, Tennessee, Dixon Gallery and Gardens; Chicago, Illinois, Terra Museum of American Art; Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Art Museum, An International Episode: Millet, Monet and their North American Counterparts, November 21, 1982-April 30, 1983, pp. 124, 127, 133, 171, no. 32, illustrated.
    Amherst, Massachusetts, Amherst College, Mead Art Museum, Collegial Collectors: American Art from the Class of 1967, May 15-June 7, 1992, pp. 12-13, illustrated.