18 May 2004
Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Funds of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston*
Childe Hassam (1859-1935)
Chicken Yard Back of the Holley House
signed and dated 'Childe Hassam/1902' (lower left)
pastel on paperboard
10 x 11 in. (25.4 x 27.9 cm.)
By bequest to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York.
Kathleen Rothe, Boston, Massachusetts.
By bequest to the present owner from the above, 1965.
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This pastel will be included in Stuart P. Feld's and Kathleen M. Burnside's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's works.
This lot is exempt from Sales Tax.
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