Lot 9
  • 9

Robert Henri 1865-1929

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 USD
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Description

  • Robert Henri
  • Sarah B
  • signed Robert Henri, l.r.; also signed Robert Henri and titled 142/M "Sarah B" on the reverse
  • oil on canvas
  • 24 by 20 in.
  • (60.9 by 50.8 cm)
  • Painted in 1924.

Provenance

Millicent Rogers
James Graham & Sons, New York
Acquired from the above, 1952

Exhibited

Greenwich, Connecticut, Greenwich Library Gallery, American Painting 1875-1925, November 1962
New York, The New York Cultural Center; New Jersey, Farleigh Dickinson University, Robert Henri 1865-1929: Painter, Teacher, Prophet, October-December 1969, no. 94, p. 107, illustrated p. 88
Fort Smith, Arkansas, The Fort Smith Art Center, The American Ashcan School of Painting, February 1971
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Art Center, The Eight and Followers, March-April 1971, no. 6
Wilmington, Delaware, Delaware Art Museum; University Park, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University Museum of Art; Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum; Phoenix, Arizona, Phoenix Art Museum; Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, Robert Henri: Painter, May 1984-June 1985, no. 94, p. 151, illustrated p. 150

Literature

Sarah B. Sherrill, "What's where when?" The Magazine Antiques, April 1985, p. 924, illustrated

Catalogue Note

Violet Organ, Robert Henri's sister-in-law, writes: "Sarah was one of the shyest little girls on the Island [Achill].  She was the daughter of the butcher who brought meat up to the Henris every day in a basket lined with fresh cabbage leaves. Sarah wanted to be a nun later."
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