• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2072

    California, Western and American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    29 October 2008, Beverly Hills

  • Lot 95

    Norwood Hodge MacGilvary (1874-1950)

    Seated Under the Pines

    Price Realised  


    Norwood Hodge MacGilvary (1874-1950)
    Seated Under the Pines
    signed 'Norwood MacGilvary' and inscribed with artist's device (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    36 x 40 in. (91.4 x 101.6 cm.)

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Norwood MacGilvary received artistic training in the Bay area of northern California at Berkeley and the Mark Hopkins Institute. He exhibited at the Paris salon, Art Institute of Chicago, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Carnegie Institute, where he also held a teaching position from 1921-43.


    Private collection, New York, circa 1940.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Institute, n.d.
    (Possibly) Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, n.d.