March 30, 2014 14:00 EDT

The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art

 
  Lot 63
 

63

FREDERICK R. WAGNER (AMERICAN 1864-1940)
"WINTER AFTERNOON"

Signed 'F. Wagner' lower left, oil on canvas
40 x 49 7/8 in. (101.6 x 126.7cm)

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. 24.
NOTE:
Born in the Philadelphia suburbs, Wagner enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1879 and became a celebrated pupil of Thomas Eakins. Wagner was influenced by the art of William Glackens and John Sloan, introducing a taste of urban realism into the otherwise rural idyllic landscapes typical of the Pennsylvania Impressionists.

Sold for $98,500
Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

Signed 'F. Wagner' lower left, oil on canvas
40 x 49 7/8 in. (101.6 x 126.7cm)

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. 24.
NOTE:
Born in the Philadelphia suburbs, Wagner enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1879 and became a celebrated pupil of Thomas Eakins. Wagner was influenced by the art of William Glackens and John Sloan, introducing a taste of urban realism into the otherwise rural idyllic landscapes typical of the Pennsylvania Impressionists.

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