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Alfred Jacob Miller (1810 - 1874)

Lot 52: ALFRED JACOB MILLER1810 - 1874

Sotheby's

May 22, 2013
New York, NY, US

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PROPERTY  OF  THE  BANK  OF  AMERICA  COLLECTION:  SALE  PROCEEDS  TO  BENEFIT  NON-PROFIT  ORGANIZATIONS TWO  INDIANS  KILLING  A  BUFFALO signed  with  the  artist's  monogrammed  signature  AJMiller  (lower  right) watercolor,  gouache  and  pencil  on  paper 9    1/4    by  15    3/4    inches (23.5  by  40  cm)

Exhibited

St. Louis, Missouri, The Boatman's National Bank, May 1964, no. 31 (as Buffalo Kill) Kansas City, Missouri, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; Houston, Texas, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Alfred Jacob Miller: Romancing the West in the Bank of America Collection, September 2010-September 2011, no. 14, p. 102, illustrated in color p. 103

Literature

Mary Bartlett Cowdrey and Helen Comstock, "Alfred Jacob Miller and the Farthest West," Panorama, vol. 3, no. 1, August-September 1947, p. 1 Ron Tyler ed., Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist on the Oregon Trail, Fort Worth, Texas, no. 367A, p. 317

Provenance

Eugenia Miller Whyte (the artist's niece) or Louisa Whyte Norton (the artist's grandniece) The Old Print Shop, New York, 1947 The Boatman's National Bank, St. Louis, Missouri (now Bank of America), 1947 (acquired from the above)

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