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September 26, 2019 06:00 PMCalender

Alexander Helwig Wyant (American, 1836-1892) Lake Placid and Whiteface in the Adirondacks

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3293B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 27, 2019 12:00PM


Alexander Helwig Wyant (American, 1836-1892)

Lake Placid and Whiteface in the Adirondacks, alternately titled Lake Placid, Whiteface III
Signed "A H Wyant" l.r., identified and titled "Autumn Landscape" on a label from Bernard Danenberg Galleries, New York, affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 18 x 30 in. (46.0 x 76.0 cm), in a period frame.
Condition: Lined, scattered retouch.

Provenance: Museum of the City of New York, to Mrs. Giles Whiting, Scarborough, New York; to Christie's, New York, Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, December 6, 1991, Lot 37; Private Collection, Brookline, Massachusetts, 1991; Private Collection, Newport, Rhode Island, 2015.

Exhibitions: Scenes of Placid Lake, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, New York, July 22-September 6, 1993, illustrated in the exhibition catalog, p. 16, fig. 16.

N.B. The painting is listed on The Wyant Website with the reference number 116.019. It is described there as Lake Placid, Whiteface III and is dated c. 1872-1875. The provenance above was provided by The Wyant Website. The period the painting was at Danenberg Galleries in New York is unrecorded.
Estimate $12,000-18,000

The link to the painting on The Wyant Website is: http://www.alexanderwyant.org/browse/116/019.
Framed dimensions: 30 x 42 inches. No other condition issues to report.

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Alexander Helwig Wyant, Giles Whiting, Brookline, Bernard Danenberg Galleries