2 March 2006
John Marin (1870-1953)
Lions in the Ring
signed and dated 'Marin 41' (lower right)
watercolor on paper laid down on board
8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25. cm.), image size; 9 x 11 in. (22.9 x 27.9 cm.), sheet size
The Downtown Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1951.
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S. Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, p. 716, no. 41.23.
Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and elsewhere, 1970-71, no. 113.
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