14 June 2006
Orrin Sheldon Parsons (1866-1943)
Field of Yellow
signed 'Sheldon Parsons' (lower left)
oil on canvas laid down on board
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)
Christie's, Los Angeles, 3 May 2000, lot 12.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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