4 December 2008,
Price realised USD 74,500
USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
Lilian Westcott Hale (1881-1963)
The Open Door
signed 'Lilian Westcott Hale' (upper right)
charcoal on paper
29 x 22¾ in. (73.7 x 57.8 cm.)
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Estate of the above.
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, acquired from the above, 1969.
Meredith Long Fine Art, Houston, Texas, acquired from the above, 1969.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
American Art specialist William Haydock salutes a 1930 watercolour of Cape Cod — ‘one of David Rockefeller’s most cherished paintings’
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