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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)

    Labrador Ducks

    Price Realised  

    Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)
    Labrador Ducks
    oil on board
    18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)
    Painted in 1936.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Mr. Hudson Walker, New York.
    By descent.
    Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1997.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Literature

    E. McCausland, Marsden Hartley, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1952, p. 49, illustrated.
    G. Ferguson, ed., Marsden Hartley and Nova Scotia, Halifax, Virginia, 1987, n.p., pl. 19, illustrated.
    G.R. Scott, Marsden Hartley, New York, 1988, p. 108, no. 95, illustrated.
    G.R. Scott, Marsden Hartley, Boston, Massachusetts, 1992, pp. 254-55.


    Exhibited

    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, on loan.
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, University of Minnesota, University Art Gallery, on loan.
    Southampton, New York, Parrish Art Museum, An American Place, May 24-July 19, 1981.
    New York, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Selected American Modernists, 1997.