29 September 2009
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
William McGregor Paxton (1869-1941)
Study for "Nausicaa"
oil on board
16 x 18 in. (40.6 x 45.7 cm.)
Painted in 1933-37.
Private collection, New York.
Hudson & Shiell Fine Art, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1995.
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