22 September 2015
Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939)
Spring (Girl Reading)
signed 'F.C. Frieseke.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
19 ¾ x 24 in. (50.1 x 60.9 cm.)
Painted in 1923.
Macbeth Gallery, New York, 1923.
J.J. Gillespie, Co., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1933.
Private collection, Pennsylvania.
By descent to the present owner.
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Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, Special Exhibition of Paintings by Frederick C. Frieseke, March 4-30, 1924, no. 24 (as Girl Reading).
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