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Ralph Cahoon (1910-1982)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LARRY DUMONT
Ralph Cahoon (1910-1982)

The Dance

Details
Ralph Cahoon (1910-1982)
The Dance
signed R. Cahoon 9 (illeg) lower right corner
oil on plywood
26 x 21 ¾ in.
Exhibited
Cotuit, Massachusetts, Cahoon Museum of American Art, Consider the Source: Influences on Ralph and Martha Cahoon's Early Paintings, 8 August - 1 October 2006.

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Lot Essay

The Dance exhibits many compositional elements taken directly from William Sidney Mount's Rustic Dance After a Sleigh Ride, 1830 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 48.458) including the central figures, tall case clock and garland decoration.
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