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John Marin (American, 1870-1953) Sunset Near Stonington

Auction:
2878B
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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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 Near Stonington
Signed and dated "Marin 45" in pencil l.r., identified on a label from Eaton Fine Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, affixed to the frame backing.
Watercolor on paper, 11 x 14 in. (27.8 x 35.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor soiling to edges of 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. 45.26 (as Setting Sun), p. 740.

Exhibitions: Expression and Meaning: The Marine Paintings of John Marin, Eaton Fine Art, Inc., January 8-March 6, 1999.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

It has been suggested that this watercolor and also lot 362 are in their original frames. No further condition issues to report.


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Keywords

Sheldon Reich, John Marin, Marin, Watercolor painting, Tucson, West Palm Beach

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