MARSDEN HARTLEY (1877-1943)
MARSDEN HARTLEY (1877-1943)
MARSDEN HARTLEY (1877-1943)
MARSDEN HARTLEY (1877-1943)
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MARSDEN HARTLEY (1877-1943)

New Mexico

Details
MARSDEN HARTLEY (1877-1943)
New Mexico
pastel on paperboard
17 x 27 1⁄2 in. (43.2 x 69.9 cm.)
Executed in 1918.
Provenance
The artist.
(Possibly) Anderson Galleries, New York, 17 May 1921, lot 62, 63, or 76a, sold by the above.
(Possibly) Dr. Rudolf Meyer Riefstahl, New York, acquired from the above.
(Possibly) Mrs. Elizabeth Riefstahl, Brooklyn, New York, by descent from the above.
(Possibly) Gift to the present owner from the above, 1939.
Literature
P. Broder, The American West: The Modern Vision, Boston, Massachusetts, 1984, p. 140, illustrated.
K.A. Sherry, Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum, exhibition catalogue, Brooklyn, New York, 2013, no. 95.
Exhibited
Santa Fe, New Mexico, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Marsden Hartley and the West: The Search for an American Modernism, January 15-May 11, 2008, p. 9, fig. 18, illustrated.
Special notice
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Further details
This painting is included in The Marsden Hartley Legacy Project: Complete Paintings and Works on Paper, with Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine. We are grateful for Gail R. Scott’s assistance with the cataloguing of this work.

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