30 October 2002
SOLD ON BEHALF OF THE PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS IN ORDER TO BENEFIT ITS AMERICAN ART ACQUISITION FUND
Emile van Marcke de Lummen (French, 1827-1890)
The Approaching Storm
signed 'Em van Marcke' (lower left)
oil on canvas
29 1/8 x 36½ in. (74 x 92.7 cm.)
Goupil & Co., M. Knoedler Successors, New York.
Henry C. Gibson, Philadelphia (purchased from the above, October 1875 for $2000).
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1892 (bequest from the above).
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E. Strahan, ed., Art Treasures of America, New York, circa 1880, vol. I, p. 80.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The Beneficent Connoisseurs (Henry C. Gibson Collection), January-February 1974, no. 93.
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