John Marin (1870-1953)
Property from the Collection of Dr. Herbert Kayden and Dr. Gabrielle Reem
John Marin (1870-1953)

Sea Piece

John Marin (1870-1953)
Sea Piece
signed and dated 'Marin 51' (lower right)
watercolor and pencil on paper
12 ¼ x 17 3/8 in. (31.1 x 44.1 cm.), sight size
Executed in 1951.
The artist.
[With]The Downtown Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the late owners from the above, 1952.
S. Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, p. 797, no. 51.42, illustrated.
New York, American Academy of Arts and Letters, John Marin, 1870-1953, January 15-February 14, 1954, no. 34.

Lot Essay

Please note the present lot includes a photograph of the work signed by the artist with an inscription to Dr. Kayden and Dr. Reem: “May 22/52 To Doctor and Mrs Herbert J. Kayden with the hope that they will continue to enjoy their picture. John Marin”

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