25 April 2007,
Price realised USD 26,400
USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
Howard Russell Butler (1856-1934)
Moonrise, Miramar, California
signed 'H.R. Butler' (lower right)
oil on canvas
40 x 50 in. (101.6 x 127 cm.)
Painted in 1921.
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Howard Russell Butler, Jr., Princeton, New Jersey, inherited from his father, 1934.
Gift to the present owner from the above, 1983.
Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Saint Louis Art Museum
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