• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 56

    Chauncey Bradley Ives (1810-1894)

    Undine Rising from the Water

    Price Realised  

    Chauncey Bradley Ives (1810-1894)
    Undine Rising from the Water
    signed 'C.B. Ives. Fecit. Romae.' (along the base)
    marble
    77 in. (195.6 cm.) high
    Modeled circa 1880-82.


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    Provenance

    Eugene Leone Collection, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1987.


    Literature

    W. Craven, Sculpture in America, Newark, Delaware, 1984, pp. 286-87, 307, fig. 8.13, another example illustrated.
    W.H. Gerdts, "Chauncey Bradley Ives, American Sculptor," Antiques, November 1968, pp. 716-17, fig. 5, another example illustrated (as Undine Receiving Her Soul).
    H.N.B. Clark, A Marble Quarry: The James H. Ricau Collection of Sculpture at the Chrysler Museum of Art, New York, 1997, pp. 118-21, no. 27, fig. 55, another example illustrated.
    Spanierman Gallery, Twelve American Masterpieces, New York, 1998, pp. 32-34, 38, illustrated.
    Eaton Fine Art, exhibition catalogue, West Palm Beach, Florida, 2001, pp. 14-15, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    West Palm Beach, Florida, Eaton Fine Art, 2001.