March 30, 2014 14:00 EDT

The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art

 
  Lot 40
 

40

PAUL BERNARD KING (AMERICAN 1867-1947)
"SAILING BOATS"

Signed 'Paul King' bottom right; also signed and inscribed twice 'Paul King/105 18th St. Phila' verso, oil on canvas
32 x 40 1/4 in. (81.3 x 102.2cm)
In a Harer frame with incised signature 'HARER/PHILA'

Provenance: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired from the above, March 27, 1919.
The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art.
EXHIBITED:
"One Hundred and Fourteenth Annual Exhibition." Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 9 - March 30, 1919, no. 259.
NOTE:
King grew up around the arts, assisting his father as a goldsmith. His subjects varied widely, from portraits and illustrations to landscapes and scenes of rural life. He kept a studio on 18th street in Philadelphia and exhibited widely. Some of the best public collections in the nation possess King's work including the National Gallery of Art and the Albright Knox Gallery in the artist's hometown of Buffalo, New York.

An exhibition catalogue from the "One Hundred and Fourteenth Annual Exhibition" at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will accompany this lot.

Sold for $32,500
Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

Signed 'Paul King' bottom right; also signed and inscribed twice 'Paul King/105 18th St. Phila' verso, oil on canvas
32 x 40 1/4 in. (81.3 x 102.2cm)
In a Harer frame with incised signature 'HARER/PHILA'

Provenance: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired from the above, March 27, 1919.
The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art.
EXHIBITED:
"One Hundred and Fourteenth Annual Exhibition." Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 9 - March 30, 1919, no. 259.
NOTE:
King grew up around the arts, assisting his father as a goldsmith. His subjects varied widely, from portraits and illustrations to landscapes and scenes of rural life. He kept a studio on 18th street in Philadelphia and exhibited widely. Some of the best public collections in the nation possess King's work including the National Gallery of Art and the Albright Knox Gallery in the artist's hometown of Buffalo, New York.

An exhibition catalogue from the "One Hundred and Fourteenth Annual Exhibition" at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will accompany this lot.

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