29 September 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HELEN LEALE HARPER JR.
Howard Pyle (1853-1911)
The Mob in Shay's Rebellion in Possession of a Courthouse
signed with initials and dated 'H.P. 83' (lower right)
oil on canvas
8½ x 14 in. (21.6 x 35.6 cm.)
Private collection, New York, acquired from the above.
By descent to the present owner.
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The present work was commissioned from the artist by Harper & Bros. Publishing.
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