December 13, 2021 13:00 EST

Collect: American Art

 
Lot 17
 

17

Elihu Vedder (American, 1836-1923)
Ruins at Porto d'Anzio

Signed and titled bottom left; also signed and titled again, dated '1911' and inscribed 'Where the statue of the so called/ "Fanciulla d'Anzio" was found,/ Sex still unascertained-/ Down there with G. Costa - long ago -/ painted "ditto"' verso, oil on canvas

7 3/4 x 12 1/2 in. (19.7 x 31.8cm)

Provenance

Private Collection, New York, New York.

Sold for $2,016
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Signed and titled bottom left; also signed and titled again, dated '1911' and inscribed 'Where the statue of the so called/ "Fanciulla d'Anzio" was found,/ Sex still unascertained-/ Down there with G. Costa - long ago -/ painted "ditto"' verso, oil on canvas

7 3/4 x 12 1/2 in. (19.7 x 31.8cm)

Provenance

Private Collection, New York, New York.

Exhibited
"Myth and Reality: Elihu Vedder and American Painters in Italy," Questroyal Fine Art, New York, New York, May 10 - 31, 2012, in the exhibition catalogue, no. 16 (illustrated).

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