28 September 2010
Property from the Estate of Roy M. Huffington
Herman Dudley Murphy (1867-1945)
Elephants & Tulips
signed 'H. Dudley Murphy' and inscribed with the artist's device (lower right)--signed and inscribed again and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
Private collection, New York.
[With]Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts.
Private collection, Texas, acquired from the above, 1988.
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