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    Sale 12165

    American Art

    22 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 57

    Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952)

    Indian With Ponies

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952)
    Indian With Ponies
    signed 'O.E. Berninghaus/Taos. NM.' (lower right)
    oil on board
    9 x 13 in. (22.9 x 33 cm.)
    Painted circa 1920s.


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    This work will be included in the Kodner Gallery Research Project on the artist, Oscar Edmund Berninghaus, 1874-1952.

    Provenance

    The artist.
    Private collection, St. Louis, Missouri, acquired from the above.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    (Possibly) G.E. Sanders, Oscar E. Berninghaus, Taos, New Mexico: Master Painter of American Indians and the Frontier West, Taos, New Mexico, 1985, p. 127 (as On the Mesa or Indian With Ponies).