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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    Mortimer L. Smith (1840-1896)

    The Cove at Dusk

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mortimer L. Smith (1840-1896)
    The Cove at Dusk
    signed and dated 'M.L. Smith. 6.77' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    14½ x 24¼ in. (36.8 x 61.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Charles Bunyan Gray, Detroit, Michigan.
    Edith Belle Gray Hendricksen, by descent from the above.
    Grace Lorraine Hendricksen Ayres Welles, by descent from the above.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this lot is sold to benefit the Oliver H. Ayres Trust.

    Provenance:
    Charles Bunyan Gray, Detroit, Michigan.
    Edith Belle Gray Hendricksen, by descent from the above.
    Grace Lorraine Hendricksen Ayres Welles, by descent from the above.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD TO BENEFIT THE OLIVER H. AYRES TRUST


    Exhibited

    Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Art Loan Association, n.d., no. 748.