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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 6

    George Henry Durrie (1820-1863)

    View of Westville

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    George Henry Durrie (1820-1863)
    View of Westville
    signed with initials 'GHD' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    25¾ x 36 in. (65.4 x 91.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1856.


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    Provenance

    Charles H. Loomis, New Haven, Connecticut.
    Private collection, Connecticut.
    Christie's, New York, 4 December 1987, lot 8.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ROYAL AND SUNALLIANCE COLLECTION


    Literature

    New Haven Colony Historical Society, George Henry Durrie: Connecticut Artist, exhibition catalogue, no. 47, illustrated.
    M. Hutson, George Henry Durrie, exhibition catalogue, Santa Barbara, California, 1977, pp. 135, 219, no. 121, fig. 138, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New Haven, Connecticut, New Haven Colony Historical Society, George Henry Durrie: Connecticut Artist, 1966.
    Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and elsewhere, George Henry Durrie and The Winter Landscape, December 4, 1977-August 1, 1978.