March 30, 2014 14:00 EDT

The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art

 
  Lot 55
 

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MARIE DANFORTH PAGE (AMERICAN 1869-1940)
"THE MOTHER"

Signed and dated, 'Marie D. Page 1916' upper left; with a Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts '111th Annual Exhibition 1916' label verso, oil on canvas
50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6cm)

Provenance: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired from the above, March 14, 1916.
The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art.
EXHIBITED:
Museum of Fine Arts Boston (by repute, n.d.).
"One Hundred and Eleventh Annual Exhibition." Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. February 6 - March 26, 1916, no. 392.
NOTE:
Born and raised in Boston, Marie Danforth Page was an accomplished portrait painter, particularly of mother and child scenes. As a student in at the Boston Museum School of Art she studied under Frank Weston Benson and Edmund C. Tarbell. An early pioneer of American women artists, Page is rightly celebrated along with other female artists including Martha Walter and Jane Peterson. The Mother won the Philadelphia Prize in the One Hundred and Eleventh Annual Exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1916, a prize voted on by visitors, awarded to the painting they liked most.

Sold for $80,500
Estimated at $6,000 - $10,000


 

Signed and dated, 'Marie D. Page 1916' upper left; with a Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts '111th Annual Exhibition 1916' label verso, oil on canvas
50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6cm)

Provenance: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired from the above, March 14, 1916.
The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art.
EXHIBITED:
Museum of Fine Arts Boston (by repute, n.d.).
"One Hundred and Eleventh Annual Exhibition." Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. February 6 - March 26, 1916, no. 392.
NOTE:
Born and raised in Boston, Marie Danforth Page was an accomplished portrait painter, particularly of mother and child scenes. As a student in at the Boston Museum School of Art she studied under Frank Weston Benson and Edmund C. Tarbell. An early pioneer of American women artists, Page is rightly celebrated along with other female artists including Martha Walter and Jane Peterson. The Mother won the Philadelphia Prize in the One Hundred and Eleventh Annual Exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1916, a prize voted on by visitors, awarded to the painting they liked most.

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