12 September 2006
Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)
Study of a Tree
signed with initials and dated 'JFC 1865' (lower left)
oil on canvas
12¼ x 9¼ in. (31.1 x 23.5 cm.)
Maria Cropsey, daughter of the artist.
Estate of Maria Cropsey.
Sale: Silo Art Galleries, New York, December 6 - 9, 1906, (probably) lot 88.
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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