5 December 2002
Property from The Williams Collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma
George Cope (1855-1929)
The Ace Hunter's Door
signed and dated 'Geo. Cope 1910' (lower right)
oil on canvas
78 x 33¼ in. (198.1 x 84.5 cm.)
Kennedy Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1979.
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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum, George Cope Exhibition, June 3-September 4, 1978, no. 1, p. 33-34, illustrated
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