• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 97

    Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943)

    Young Woman Sewing

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943)
    Young Woman Sewing
    signed 'Miller' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    28½ x 23½ in. (72.4 x 59.7 cm.)


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    Dr. George Byron Hayes, an American dentist, was awarded the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by the French Government for his assistance during World War I. He was also awarded the Distinguished Service Medal from the United States Government for his exceptional service during the conflict.

    Provenance

    Dr. George Byron Hayes, Paris, circa 1914.
    By descent to the present owner.