09-11-2009 09-12-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2470 Boston
September 11, 2009 12:00 PMCalender

George Rodrigue (American, b. 1944) The Secret of the Hollow

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2470 Location: Boston Date / Time: September 11, 2009 12:00PM


George Rodrigue (American, b. 1944)

The Secret of the Hollow, alternatively titled The Secret of Pirate Lafitte's Gold
Signed and dated "Rodrigue 74" l.l., also signed and inscribed "© G. Rodrigue..." on
the reverse, signed or inscribed and titled "#7422 George Rodrigue ©..." on the stretcher bar.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 36 in. (76.2 x 91.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: Purchased at Arvest Galleries, Inc., Boston, 1993.

Literature: Rodrigue, George. The Cajuns of George Rodrigue. Birmingham: Oxmoor House, 1976, pp. 18-19 (illus.); George Rodrigue: Cajun Artist, Lafayette: Rodrigue Gallery & Studio, 1975, p. 17 (illus.).

N.B. The alternative title was issued by Oxmoor House for publication. A copy of George Rodrigue: Cajun Artist, and a photocopy of a letter from the artist accompany the lot.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

There are no condition issues to report.


George Rodrigue, Arvest Galleries Inc., Cajun Artist, Rodrigue Gallery