23 May 2001
Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839-1924)
Watering the Garden
signed and dated 'Ridgway Knight Paris 1912' (lower left)
oil on canvas
32 x 25 5/8 in. (81.3 x 65.1 cm.)
Associated Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, circa 1962.
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