7 March 2008
Property from the Estate of Richard Ward Foster
Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938)
Motif Canal Passaic Avenue Bridge, West Bloomfield
inscribed with title (on the reverse)
gouache on paper
5¼ x 6½ in. (13.3 x 16.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1916-18, reworked circa 1936.
Estate of the artist.
Robert Bluemner, son of the above.
Irvin Brenner, New York.
Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Herbert B. Palmer and Company, Los Angeles, California.
Christie's, New York, 3 December 1996, lot 314.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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