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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)
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WALT KUHN (1877-1949)

Chico in a Silk Hat

Details
WALT KUHN (1877-1949)
Chico in a Silk Hat
oil on canvas
40 1⁄2 x 30 in. (102.8 x 76.2 cm.)
Painted in 1948.
Provenance
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sears, New York, 1965.
Sotheby's, New York, 30 November 2005, lot 103.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Literature
P.R. Adams, Walt Kuhn, Painter: His Life and Work, Columbus, Ohio, 1963, pp. 235, 276, no. 530, pl. 152, illustrated.
G. Levin, Twentieth-Century American Painting: The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, London, England, 1987, p. 116.
Exhibited
Tucson, Arizona, The University of Arizona, University Art Gallery, Painter of Vision: A Retrospective Exhibition of Oils, Watercolors and Drawings by Walt Kuhn, February 6-March 31, 1966, p. 83, no. 115, illustrated.
Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum of American Art; Omaha, Nebraska, Joslyn Museum of Art; Wichita, Kansas, Wichita Art Museum; Colorado Springs, Colorado, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Walt Kuhn: A Classic Revival, August 6, 1978-April 15, 1979, no. 63.

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