Childe Hassam (1859-1935)
Distinguished American Art from a New York Private Collection
Childe Hassam (1859-1935)

The New Moon

Childe Hassam (1859-1935)
The New Moon
bears signature and date 'Childe Hassam 1904' (lower left)--signed and dated 'Childe Hassam/1907' with crescent device and inscribed with title (on the backing board)
oil on panel
5 x 6 ¼ in. (12.7 x 15.9 cm.)
Painted in 1907.
The artist.
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, bequest from the above, 1935.
Milch Galleries, New York, 1951.
John Fox, Boston, Massachusetts, acquired from the above, 1951.
Mr. Sarian, by 1960.
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, 1960.
Mr. William M. V. Kingsland.
Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York, circa 1972.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1999.
Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., American Paintings VII, New York, 1994, pp. 184-85, illustrated.
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., A Room of Hassams, May 6-June 26, 1993.

Lot Essay

We would like to thank the Hassam catalogue raisonné committee for their assistance with cataloguing this work.

This painting will be included in Stuart P. Feld's and Kathleen M. Burnside's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.

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