27 September 2004
Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)
signed 'J.F. Cropsey' (lower left)
oil on canvas
10¾ x 20¼ in. (27.3 x 51.4 cm.)
Painted circa 1885-1887.
(Possibly) Sale: Ortgies & Co., New York, 31 March 1987, lot 53.
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This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work in preparation by the Newington-Cropsey Foundation, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
Please note the present lot was painted in 1887, and was possibly included a sale at Ortgies & Co., New York, 31 March 1887, lot 53 (not 1987 as stated in the catalogue).
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