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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 22

    Olaf Carl Wieghorst (1899-1988)

    Indian Pueblo

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Olaf Carl Wieghorst (1899-1988)
    Indian Pueblo
    signed 'O-Wieghorst' and inscribed with the artist's device (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    24 x 30 in. (61 x 76.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1964.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    W. J. Holliday, Indianapolis, Indiana, gift from the above, 1961.
    Harrison Eiteljorg, Indianapolis, Indiana, acquired from the above.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1975.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Sold by the Indianapolis Museum of Art to Benefit Future Acquisitions


    Literature

    T. Murray, Olaf Wieghorst Retrospective, exhibition catalogue, Tucson, Arizona, 1981, n.p., no. 30, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Indianapolis, Indiana, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Western American Art: Selections from the Harrison Eiteljorg Collection, January-February 1976.
    Tucson, Arizona, Tucson Museum of Art, Olaf Wieghorst Retrospective, October 9-November 31, 1981, no. 30.