3 March 2011
Property of a Distinguished Private Collector, New York
William Rickarby Miller (1818-1893)
On the Croton River, Sing Sing, New York
signed and dated 'W.R. Miller. 1880.' (lower left)--signed again and inscribed with title (on a label affixed to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
12 x 20 in. (30.5 x 50.8 cm.)
Christie's, New York, 31 May 1985, lot 21.
Christie's, New York, 21 May 1998, lot 37.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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