Lot 101: JOHN HENRY TWACHTMAN | French River Scene (probably On the Bethune)
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
Oil on canvas, canvas is lined. Surface: In generally good condition aside from being slightly pressed forward, surface dirt, and a few areas of turned inpainting. UNDER UV: Scattered dots and dashes of inpainting, predominantly in the sky.
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Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, 1889 (probably)
Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco
Acquired from the above by the parents of the present owners, circa 1960s
Dimensions: 12 by 15 inches
Boston, J. Eastman Chase’s Gallery, Paintings by J. H. Twachtman, 1885, no. 6, as View on the Bethune (probably)
Chicago Inter-State Industrial Exposition, 1885, no. 313, as On the Bethune, loaned by J. Eastman Chase (probably)
New York, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, Paintings in Oil and Pastel by J. A. Weir and J. H. Twachtman, 1889, no. 68, as On the Bethune, Normandie (probably)
Literature: “Weir and Twachtman Pictures,” The Sun, New York, February 8, 1889, p. 3, as On the Bethune, Normandy (probably)
Medium: oil on canvas