28 April 2004
JOHN FRANCIS MURPHY (1853-1921)
signed 'J. Francis Murphy' (lower left)--inscribed 'A Group of Trees' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm.)
Painted circa 1909.
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Roy J. Goldenberg Auctioneers, Beverly Hills, California.
Private collection, California, acquired from the above, March 1957.
Gifted to the present owner from the above as a wedding gift, May 1957.
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