• The Miller-Plummer Collection  auction at Christies

    Sale 2279

    The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 543

    THOMAS EAKINS (1844-1916)

    Jennie Dean Kershaw (Mrs. Samuel Murray), c. 1897

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THOMAS EAKINS (1844-1916)
    Jennie Dean Kershaw (Mrs. Samuel Murray), c. 1897
    platinum print
    title in an unknown hand in pencil (on the verso)
    3½ x 3½in. (8.8 x 8.8cm.)


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    Jennie Dean Kershaw married Samuel Murray, favorite pupil and best friend of artist Thomas Eakins. Eakins' contemporary portrait in oil of her now hangs in the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, Nebraska.

    Provenance

    From the Collection of Mrs. Thomas Eakins;
    to Seymour Edelman; acquired c. 1980


    Literature

    Particulars, pl. 20, p. 11


    Exhibited

    George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, Particulars, 1983