• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 12

    Louis Ritman (1889-1963)

    Road to the Village

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Louis Ritman (1889-1963)
    Road to the Village
    signed 'L. Ritman' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    25¾ x 32 in. (65.4 x 81.3 cm.)
    Painted circa 1925.


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné by Richard H. Love and Michael Preston Worley.

    Provenance

    Signature Galleries, Chicago, Illinois.
    Private collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CALIFORNIA COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    New York, The Milch Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by Louis Ritman of Paris, March 11-23, 1929, no. 14.
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 127th Annual Exhibition in Oil and Sculpture, 1932, no. 152.
    Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, 14th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, June 8-July 8, 1934.
    Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Oshkosh Public Museum, 1974.
    Chicago, Illinois, Signature Galleries, The Paintings of Louis Ritman (1889-1963), 1975, no. 25.
    Kenosha, Wisconsin, Carthage College, H.G. Johnson Gallery, November 5-26, 1976.