December 6, 2015 14:00 EST

American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
  Lot 9
 
Lot 9 - GEORGE HENRY DURRIE  (AMERICAN 1820-1863)

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GEORGE HENRY DURRIE (AMERICAN 1820-1863)
"EAST ROCK IN SUMMER" (WITH HORSE AND CARRIAGE)

Oil on canvas
18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9cm)

Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York, New York.
The Collection of Philip H. Hamerslough (1894-1978), Hartford, Connecticut.
Estate of Philip H. Hamerslough, Jr. (1920-2013) and Edith Hamerslough (1921-2015), Rye, New York.
EXHIBITED:
"George Henry Durrie, Connecticut Artist, 1820-1863", New Haven Colony Historical Society, New Haven, Connecticut, April 20 - June 1, 1966, no. 30.
LITERATURE:
Martha Young Hutson, George Henry Durrie (1820-1863), American Winter Landscapist: Renowned Through Currier and Ives, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1977, p. 217, no. 88.
NOTE:
Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Durrie remained in that city for most of his life. Primarily a landscape painter, he often depicted local landmarks such as East Rock (seen here) and West Rock, as well as genre scenes of rural life. The present painting is dated ca. 1849.

Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

Oil on canvas
18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9cm)

Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York, New York.
The Collection of Philip H. Hamerslough (1894-1978), Hartford, Connecticut.
Estate of Philip H. Hamerslough, Jr. (1920-2013) and Edith Hamerslough (1921-2015), Rye, New York.
EXHIBITED:
"George Henry Durrie, Connecticut Artist, 1820-1863", New Haven Colony Historical Society, New Haven, Connecticut, April 20 - June 1, 1966, no. 30.
LITERATURE:
Martha Young Hutson, George Henry Durrie (1820-1863), American Winter Landscapist: Renowned Through Currier and Ives, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1977, p. 217, no. 88.
NOTE:
Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Durrie remained in that city for most of his life. Primarily a landscape painter, he often depicted local landmarks such as East Rock (seen here) and West Rock, as well as genre scenes of rural life. The present painting is dated ca. 1849.

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