28 September 2010
Property from a Private American Collection
Morton Livingston Schamberg (1881-1918)
signed 'Schamberg-' (lower right)
pastel on paper
6 x 9¼ in. (15.2 x 23.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1913.
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York.
Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1997.
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