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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    Martha Walter (1875-1976)

    Portrait of a Baby in White

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Martha Walter (1875-1976)
    Portrait of a Baby in White
    signed 'Martha Walter' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    26 x 21 in. (66 x 53.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Fenn Galleries, Ltd., Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    Sotheby's, New York, 14 March 2001, lot 122.
    David David, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Collection, New Jersey


    Literature

    W.D. Paschall, Impressionist Jewels: The Paintings of Martha Walter, exhibition catalogue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2002, p. 86, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Woodmere Art Museum, Impressionist Jewels: The Paintings of Martha Walter, September 22-November 17, 2002.