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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    Thomas Moran (1827-1926)

    Passing Shower

    Price Realised  

    Thomas Moran (1827-1926)
    Passing Shower
    signed with artist's monogram (lower left)
    oil on panel
    9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.5 cm.)
    Painted circa 1880s.


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    This painting will be included in Stephen L. Good and Phyllis Braff's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.

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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 4 December 1987, lot 55.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Samuel B. and Marion W. Lawrence Collection


    Literature

    J. Hardin and V.A. Leeds, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, exhibition catalogue, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1999, pp. 44, 84, no. 28, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    St. Petersburg, Florida, Museum of Fine Arts, In the American Spirit: Realism and Impressionism from the Lawrence Collection, March 21-June 13, 1999, no. 28.