27 April 2005
EDGAR ALWIN PAYNE (1882-1947)
oil on canvas
27 x 33 in. (68.6 x 83.8 cm.)
Private collection, Los Angeles, California, circa 1935, acquired directly from the artist in lieu of rent.
By descent in the family to the present owner.
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A letter of authenticity from Dewitt C. McCall III, official representative of Edgar Payne's estate, accompanies the lot.
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