December 13, 2021 13:00 EST

Collect: American Art

 
  Lot 20
 

20

Robert Loftin Newman (American, 1827-1912)
Sappho

Oil on canvas
Executed circa 1896.

12 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (31.1 x 46.3cm)

Provenance

Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York.
John Gellatly, New York, New York (by 1896).
Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York (by 1919).
Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts.
Frank K. NM. Rehn, New York, New York (by 1927).
Joseph Katz, Baltimore, Maryland (by 1944).
Victor D. Spark and Graham Gallery, New York, New York (by 1961).
Private Collection, New York.
Babcock Galleries, New York, New York.
Private Collection, Oregon (acquired directly from the above in 2000).

Sold for $4,095
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

Oil on canvas
Executed circa 1896.

12 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (31.1 x 46.3cm)

Provenance

Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York.
John Gellatly, New York, New York (by 1896).
Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York (by 1919).
Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts.
Frank K. NM. Rehn, New York, New York (by 1927).
Joseph Katz, Baltimore, Maryland (by 1944).
Victor D. Spark and Graham Gallery, New York, New York (by 1961).
Private Collection, New York.
Babcock Galleries, New York, New York.
Private Collection, Oregon (acquired directly from the above in 2000).

Exhibited

Knoedler & Co., New York, New York, November 13-December 2, 1939.

Graham Gallery, New York, New York, September 20-October 21, 1961.

Smithsonian Institution, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington D.C., October 26, 1973-January 6, 1974.

Tennessee Fine Arts Center, Nashville, Tennessee, February 8-April 28, 1974.

Literature

Marchal E. Landgren, Two American Romantics of the Nineteenth Century, Robert Loftin Newman and Albert Pinkham Ryder, Knoedler & Co., New York, 1939, no. 26.

Robert Loftin Newman, Graham Gallery, new York, 1961, no. 1 (as Seated Woman).

Marchal E. Langren, Robert Loftin Newman, Smithsonian Instution Press, Washington D.C., 1973, no. 136, pp. 79, 86 and 166 (illustrated).

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