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Martin Johnson Heade 1819-1904

80,000 - 120,000 USD
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  • Martin Johnson Heade
  • Sunset - A Sketch
  • signed with the artist's initials M.J.H. and dated '95, l.r.; also inscribed Haystacks and Barn on the stretcher 
  • oil on board
  • 6 by 12 in.
  • (15.2 by 30.5 cm)


Frederick Mont and Victor Spark, New York
Ernest Rosenfeld, New York (sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 18, 1965, lot 57, illustrated)
Edward E. White Collection, Mamaroneck, New York (acquired at the above sale)
By descent to the present owner


Youngstown, Ohio, Butler Museum of American Art, 1958-65 (on loan)


Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., The Life and Works of Martin Johnson Heade, New Haven, Connecticut, 1975, no. 355, p. 165, illustrated
Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., The Life and Work of Martin Johnson Heade: A Critical Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven, Connecticut, 2000, no. 303, p. 277, illustrated

Catalogue Note

An original catalogue of the 1965 sale at Parke-Bernet will accompany the lot.