5 December 2002
Property from the Estate of William B. Ruger
Titian Ramsey Peale (1799-1885)
Five Bobwhites at the Delaware Water Gap
signed and dated 'TR Peale May 1868' (lower right)
oil on canvas
22 x 27 in. (55.9 x 68.6 cm.)
The Shehadi Family, descendants of the artist's second wife, Lucy MacMullen.
Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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New York, American Museum of Natural History, Purposeful Traveler: Titian Ramsey Peale (1799-1885), May 31, 1996-February 1997
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘