27 September 2004
Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905)
Young Ruffed Grouse
signed and dated 'A F Tait NY 58' (lower left)--inscribed 'Young Ruffed Grouse by A F Tait 600 Bway NY July 1858 No 93' (on the reverse)
oil on board
9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.5 cm.) (oval)
By descent in the E.J. Low Family, Massachusetts, 1935-1972.
E.H. Low, Massachusetts.
Mrs. M.C. Low, Massachusetts.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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W.H. Cadbury and H.F. Marsh, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait: Artist in the Adirondacks, Newark, Delaware, 1986, p. 144, no. 58.46.
PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR
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