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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 132

    Thomas Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910)

    The Glen

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Thomas Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910)
    The Glen
    signed and dated 'W. Whittredge/1862' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    (Possibly) J.B. Cromwell, New York, 1867.
    (Possibly) private collection, Richmond, Virginia.
    (Possibly) Sloan and Roman, New York, 1968.
    Douglas Collins, North Falmouth, Massachusetts, 1968.
    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York.
    Thomas Colville Fine Art, New Haven, Connecticut, 1978.
    Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shoemaker, California, acquired from the above, 1978.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    H. Tuckerman, Book of Artists, New York, 1867, p. 517.
    M. Karolik and M.C.C. Karolik, M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings: 1815-1865, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1949, p. 510.
    A.F. Janson, Worthington Whittredge, New York, 1989, p. 82, fig. 56, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    (Possibly) New York, National Academy of Design, 1862.
    Springfield, Massachusetts, The Museum of Fine Arts, on loan, 1970-76.