Ernest Lawson (1873-1939)
Ernest Lawson (1873-1939)

Boys Bathing

Details
Ernest Lawson (1873-1939)
Boys Bathing
signed 'E. Lawson' (lower left)
oil on canvas
29 x 36 in. (73.6 x 91.4 cm.)
Painted circa 1910.
Provenance
The artist.
John Quinn, New York, acquired from the above, 1911.
Estate of the above, 1924; sold, American Art Association, Inc., New York, 9-11 February 1927, lot 248.
Fostoria Public Library, Fostoria, Ohio, 1927-93.
Private collection, 1993.
Adelson Galleries, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2002.
Literature
John Quinn, 1870-1925: Collection of Paintings, Water Colors, Drawings and Sculpture, New York, 1926, p. 24.

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A strikingly similar work by Ernest Lawson with the same title is currently in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York.
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