12 September 2006
Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)
A Roman Shepherd and Other Figure Studies: Five Works
the first, signed and dated 'Roma Cropsey 1847 Dec. 18th' (lower right); the second, signed and dated 'J.F. Cropsey Nov. 22nd 1847' (lower left); the third, signed and dated 'J.F. Cropsey Rome Dec. 14th 1847' (lower left); the fourth, signed and dated 'J.F. Cropsey Rome Dec. 3rd 1847' (lower left); the fifth, signed and dated 'J.F. Cropsey Rome Dec. 15, 1847' (lower left)
each, watercolor and pencil on paper laid down on board
the first, 7½ x 10½ in. (19.1 x 26.7 cm.), image; the rest, 10½ x 7½ in. (26.7 x 19.1 cm.), image
The first illustrated. (5)
Maria Cropsey, daughter of the artist.
Estate of Maria Cropsey.
Sale: Silo Art Galleries, New York, December 6 - 9, 1906, (probably) lot 251.
Sidney Thursby, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, acquired from the above. Sherman Thursby, New Rochelle, New York, 1944.
By descent to the present owner.
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This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the works of Jasper Francis Cropsey by the Newington-Cropsey Foundation, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
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