29 September 2009
Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839-1924)
The Water Carrier
signed 'Ridgway Knight/Paris' (lower left)
watercolor on paper laid down on board
13½ x 9¾ in. (34.3 x 24.8 cm.)
Richard and Margaret Harris, Rochester, New York.
Margaret Harris McKay.
Sotheby's, New York, 25 September 1992, lot 145.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
We would like to thank Howard L. Rehs of Rehs Galleries, Inc. for kindly confirming the authenticity of this lot, which will be included in their forthcoming catalogue raisonné, www.ridgwayknight.com.
The greatest privately owned collection of American Modernist art ever to come to market, featuring O’Keeffe, Hopper, Sheeler, de Kooning, Pollock and more
An expert introduction to the movement, from its origins in France to its flowering on a private island off the coast of New England
Ahead of Christie's inaugural European Paintings auction on 31 October, Arne Everwijn discusses Courbet’s radical nudes
Christie’s Islamic Art specialist Xavier Fournier explains all you need to know about these exquisite embroidered panels