New York, East
12 January 1999
Charles Chapman (1879-1962)
Ada at the vanity
signed and inscribed 'Charles Chapman NA Peverton Summers' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas laid down on masonite
40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm.)
Estate of the artist.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 18, 1965, lot 84.
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, acquired from the above.
Gift of the above to the present owner, 1966.
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately