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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Henry E. Mattson (American, 1887-1971) Deep Water

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Henry E. Mattson (American, 1887-1971)

Deep Water
Signed "Mattson" l.r., titled on the stretcher, stamped "CITY ART MUSEUM/ST. LOUIS, MO." on the stretcher and frame, identified on a label from The St. Louis Art Museum affixed to the frame backing and on labels from The Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (see below),affixed to the stretcher and to the back of the frame.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm),framed.
Condition: Surface grime.

Provenance: Property of the Saint Louis Art Museum, sold to benefit the acquisition fund.

Exhibitions: The 1935 International Exhibition of Paintings, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 17-December 8, 1935, Exhibited in Gallery M, Cat. No. 74, awarded Third Prize.
Estimate $600-800

The work might benefit from cleaning but is unlined and unretouched and is otherwise in original condition. Stamped "CITY ART MUSEUM/ST. LOUIS, MO." on the back of the frame.
Frame measures 41 x 51in.

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Henry E. Mattson, LOUIS, Pittsburgh, ST. LOUIS