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Elizabeth Wentworth Roberts (American, 1871-1927) Winter View, Concord, Massachusetts

Auction:
2249
Lot:
505A
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2249
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 10, 2004 6:00PM

Description:

Elizabeth Wentworth Roberts (American, 1871-1927)

Winter View, Concord, Massachusetts
Dedicated, signed, and dated "To Miss Anne Thompson, E.W.Roberts, 1902" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 18 x 27 in. (45.7 x 68.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch (including areas of the inscription and signature).

N.B. Elizabeth Wentworth Roberts moved to Concord, Massachusetts, around 1908, where she shared a house with her lifelong companion Grace Keyes. The house, on Estabrook Road, still exists. Roberts and fellow Concordian Daniel Chester French were instrumental in starting the Concord Art Association in 1916. Roberts frequently used Concord as the setting for her landscapes, which is the case for this painting.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Elizabeth Wentworth Roberts, Massachusetts, Anne Thompson, B. Elizabeth Wentworth Roberts, Grace Keyes, Estabrook Road, Concord Art Association, Daniel Chester French, Concord, Massachusetts, Concord, New Hampshire, Roberts, Transcendentalism

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