• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943)

    Day Dreams

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943)
    Day Dreams
    signed 'Miller' (lower right)--signed again and inscribed 'To. Mr. Newhouse/Miller' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    22 x 24 in. (55.9 x 61 cm.)
    Painted circa 1916.


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    Provenance

    William Macbeth Gallery, New York, 1921.
    George C. Calvert Collection, Indianapolis, Indiana, acquired from the above, 1932.
    Private collection, daughter of the above, gift from the above, circa early 1950s.
    Sotheby's, New York, 25 May 1994, lot 89.
    Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2003.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Midwestern Collection


    Literature

    W.H. Gerdts, Monet's Giverny: American Impressionists from the Colony, 1886-1917, exhibition catalogue, Columbus, Ohio, 2007, p. 18, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2003, on loan.
    Columbus, Ohio, Keny Galleries, Monet's Giverny: American Impressionists from the Colony, 1886-1917, October 4-November 5, 2007.