HENRY F. FARNY (1847-1916)
HENRY F. FARNY (1847-1916)
HENRY F. FARNY (1847-1916)
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Sage-Cock Shooting in Montana (Theodore Roosevelt 'Sage Grouse Shooting')

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HENRY F. FARNY (1847-1916)
Sage-Cock Shooting in Montana (Theodore Roosevelt 'Sage Grouse Shooting')
signed '·Farny·' with artist's device (lower right)
gouache and watercolor on paper
14 x 23 1⁄2 in. (35.6 x 59.7 cm.)
Painted circa 1898.
Provenance
Scott & Fowles, New York, 1953.
Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York.
Private collection, Cincinnati, Ohio, acquired from the above, 1955.
Christie’s, New York, 23 May 2001, lot 72, sold by the above.
Acquired by the late owner from the above.
Literature
D.W. Huntington, In Brush, Sedge, and Stubble: A Picture Book of the Shooting-Fields and Feathered Game of North America, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1898, p. 9, illustrated.
"Reviews and Previews," Art News, April 1953, p. 39, illustrated.
D. Carter, Henry Farny, New York, 1978, pp. 31, 87, illustrated.
S.L. Meyn, Henry Farny Paints the Far West, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2007, pp. 57, 66, 118.
T. Reuter, Animal & Sporting Artists in America, Middleburg, Virginia, 2008, pp. 489, 797, illustrated.
Exhibited
New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, American Watercolors, April 1953.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Indian Hill Historical Museum Association, Henry F. Farny, 1975, n.p., no. 80, illustrated.
Middleburg, Virginia, National Sporting Library and Museum, Afield in America: 400 Years of Animal and Sporting Art, October 8, 2011-January 14, 2012, pl. 106, illustrated.

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