29 November 2000,
Price realised USD 37,600
USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
John Frederick Peto (1854-1907)
Still Life with Candlestick and Pipe
inscribed by the artist's daughter 'Painted by my father John Frederick Peto' and 'Helen Peto Smiley' twice on the reverse
oil on board
7¼ x 9¾ in. (18.4 x 24.8 cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Private collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sotheby's, New York, 6 June 1997, lot 200.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Property Formerly in the Collection of William and Bernadette Berger
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