24 October 2000
Gilbert Gaul (1855-1919)
signed 'Gilbert Gaul' (lower right)
oil on canvas laid down on board
30¼ x 20 in. (76.8 x 50.8 cm.)
Denver Art Galleries, Denver, Colorado.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1974.
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PROPERTY FROM A FAMILY COLLECTION, COLORADO
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