June 6, 2021 14:00 EST

American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
  Lot 71
 

71

Paulette Victorine J. Van Roekens (American, 1896–1988)
Beyond the Terrace 

Signed 'P. VAN ROEKENS' bottom center right; also signed and titled on upper stretcher verso, oil on canvas
16 1/4 x 20 in. (41.3 x 50.8cm)
Executed circa 1979.

Provenance

The Artist.
Acquired directly from the above.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gallager, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania (per hand-written note verso).
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
Shannon's, Milford, sale of April 28, 2016, lot 47.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, California.
Shannon's, Milford, sale of April 26, 2018, lot 37.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, Maryland.

Sold for $5,040
Estimated at $5,000 - $8,000


 

Signed 'P. VAN ROEKENS' bottom center right; also signed and titled on upper stretcher verso, oil on canvas
16 1/4 x 20 in. (41.3 x 50.8cm)
Executed circa 1979.

Provenance

The Artist.
Acquired directly from the above.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gallager, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania (per hand-written note verso).
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
Shannon's, Milford, sale of April 28, 2016, lot 47.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, California.
Shannon's, Milford, sale of April 26, 2018, lot 37.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, Maryland.

Exhibited

Woodmere Art Galleries (now Woodmere Art Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, n.d. (per label verso).

Note

As explained in a hand-written note she taped on the back of the present work, Van Roekens always found it "a pleasure to see crowds of people strolling outdoors, colorful costumes and parasols." She continues, "it makes a painting motif for me at all times."

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Paulette Van Roekens