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Walter Gay (1856-1937)
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Walter Gay (1856-1937)

The Weavers

Details
Walter Gay (1856-1937)
The Weavers
signed 'Walter Gay' (lower right)
oil on canvas
27¾ x 36 in. (70.5 x 91.4 cm.)
Painted in 1885.
Provenance
Private collection, Maine.
Andrew Crispo Gallery, Inc., New York.
Sotheby's, New York, 3 December 1987, lot 170.
Literature
United States Commission to the Paris Exposition, Catalogue Officiel Illustré Exposition Des Beaux-Arts États-Unis d'Amérique Exposition Universalle de Paris 1900, Boston, Massachusetts, 1900, p. 70, no. 185.
Grey Art Gallery, Bulletin, vol. 3, no. 1, Fall 1980, pp. 1-2, illustrated.
Grey Art Gallery, Walter Gay: A Retrospective, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1980, pp. 34, 49, no. 28, illustrated (as Young Women Weaving).
B.S. Mason, "The Master of Painterly Poémes d'Intérieurs," American Arts Quarterly, vol. 29, no. 4, Fall 2012, n.p., illustrated.
I.L. Taube, Impressions of Interiors: Gilded Age Paintings by Walter Gay, exhibition catalogue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2012, pp. 96-97, pl. 4, illustrated (as Les Tisseuses (The Weavers)).
Exhibited
Paris, France, Exposition Des Beaux-Arts États-Unis d'Amérique Exposition Universelle de Paris 1900, April 15-November 12, 1900, no. 185 (as Les Tisserands).
New York, Grey Art Gallery, Walter Gay: A Retrospective, September 16-November 1, 1980, no. 28 (as Young Women Weaving).
New York, James Graham & Sons, Inc., Walter Gay: Poèmes d'Intérieurs, March 13-April 12, 2003, no. 18.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Frick Art & Historical Center, and elsewhere, Impressions of Interiors: Gilded Age Paintings by Walter Gay, October 6, 2012-January 6, 2013 (as Les Tisseuses (The Weavers)).

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