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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 75

    Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953)

    Alberto (Blue Drapery)

    Price Realised  

    Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953)
    Alberto (Blue Drapery)
    signed 'JH Sharp.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    16 x 24 in. (40.6 x 61 cm.)
    Painted in 1915.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Judge Alfred Nippert, acquired from the above, 1915.
    Private collection, circa 1930s.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LADY


    Literature

    F. Fenn, Teepee Smoke: A New Look into the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2007, p. 311, no. 48.