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Frederic Edwin (1826) Church (1826 - 1900)

Lot 143: *FREDERIC EDWIN CHURCH (1826-1900)

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May 22, 2002
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Description

signed with the artist's initials F.E.C., l.r. oil on canvas Painted circa 1868-69. According to Gerald L. Carr, the present work relates to two frescos Church completed in Rome in January 1869. One, mounted on a wood frame, is in the collection at Olana, the other, painted directly on a studio wall, is presumably lost. Thomas McLean was Church's dealer in London at the time.

Provenance

Thomas McLean, London, England Nicholas Vahlkamp, St. Louis, Missouri Stuart Slavin, Clayton, Missouri S.L.M. Corporation Gallery of the Masters, St. Louis, Missouri Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1980

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