James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917)
Distinguished American Art from a New York Private Collection
James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917)

A Study With Sunlight

James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917)
A Study With Sunlight
signed 'Carroll Beckwith.' (lower left)
pastel on paper
8 ½ x 5 1/8 in. (21.6 x 13 cm.)
Executed by 1890.
Livingston Galleries, New York.
Francis E. Fowler III, Los Angeles, California.
Sotheby's, New York, 20 May 1998, lot 1.
Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1999.
"The Painters in Pastel," New York Sun, May 17, 1890, p. 6.
New York, Hermann Wunderlich & Company, Fourth Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Pastel, May 1-27, 1890, no. 8.
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., Intimate Revelations: The Art of Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917), December 1, 1999-January 15, 2000, pp. 25, 63, 106, 142, fig. 36, illustrated.

Lot Essay

A similar composition by James Carroll Beckwith executed in oil (Mrs. Clifford Richardson Reading, circa late 1880s) is in the collection of Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts.

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