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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 41

    William James Glackens (1870-1938)

    Christmas Roses

    Price Realised  


    William James Glackens (1870-1938)
    Christmas Roses
    signed with initials 'WG' (lower right)--signed 'W. Glackens' and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
    oil on canvasboard
    16 x 13 in. (40.6 x 33 cm.)
    Painted circa 1930.

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    The artist.
    Mr. and Mrs. Ira Glackens, son of the artist, Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1977.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Corcoran Gallery of Art sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund*


    Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, An American Flower Show, exhibition catalogue, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1980, n.p., no. 36.


    Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Object as Subject, December 10, 1978-February 4, 1979.
    Sandwich, Massachusetts, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, An American Flower Show, May 9-October 13, 1980, no. 36.