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John Marin (American, 1870-1953) Sunset Off Cape Split, Maine, No. 2

Auction:
2878B
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2878B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 22, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)

Sunset Off Cape Split, Maine, No. 2
Signed and dated "Marin '49" in pencil l.r., titled, signed, inscribed, and dated on the reverse of the mount, identified on labels from The Downtown Gallery and Amy Wolf Fine Art, both of New York, on the reverse.
Watercolor on paper, 9 7/8 x 14 in. (25.1 x 35.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor acid burn to edges of the sheet, laid down on mat board support.

Provenance: Ex-collection Dorothy Norman, New York.

Literature: Sheldon Reich, John Marin: a Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1970), cat. 49.56, p. 777.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Also with a label from the 70th Street Art Gallery, Ltd., New York, on the frame backing paper.

It has been suggested that this watercolor and also lot 363 are in their original frames.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Dorothy Norman, John Marin, Sheldon Reich, Tucson

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