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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 48

    Theodore Robinson (1852-1896)

    Portrait of a Young Girl

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Theodore Robinson (1852-1896)
    Portrait of a Young Girl
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    19½ x 14 in. (49.6 x 35.6 cm.)
    Painted circa 1882.


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    According to Sona Johnston, the present work may be a study for the artist's painting Nantucket Girl (1882, oil on canvas, 22 x 15 in., Kennedy Galleries, New York). Nantucket Girl, the finished version, was included in the Brooklyn Museum's 1946 exhibition Theodore Robinson, 1852-1896, and is listed in the catalogue for the exhibition by John I.H. Baur as no. 151.

    This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work being compiled by Ira Spanierman and Sona Johnston.

    Provenance

    The artist.
    John Robinson, brother of the above.
    Margaret Antes, Evansville, Wisconsin, by descent from the above.
    [With]Richard Love Galleries, Chicago, Illinois.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Margaret Antes Trust, Evansville, Wisconsin


    Exhibited

    Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Paine Art Center and Aboretum, The Figural Images of Theodore Robinson, American Impressionist, 1987, no. 6.