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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Jessie Willcox Smith
1863-1935
THEN THE EPICURE (THE THIRD AGE)
Estimate
125,000175,000
LOT SOLD. 265,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Jessie Willcox Smith
1863-1935
THEN THE EPICURE (THE THIRD AGE)
Estimate
125,000175,000
LOT SOLD. 265,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Jessie Willcox Smith
1863-1935
THEN THE EPICURE (THE THIRD AGE)
signed Jessie Willcox Smith, l.l.; also inscribed The Seven Ages of Childhood/ 3rd Age- Then the Epicure with fine and greedy taste for porridge on the reverse.
mixed media on illustration board
21 1/2 by 15 1/2 in.
(54.6 by 39.4 cm)
Executed circa 1908.
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Provenance

Frances Stotesbury Mitchell (friend of the artist)
By descent in the family to the present owner

Literature

The Ladies Home Journal, January 1909, illustrated
Carolyn Wells, The Seven Ages of Childhood, New York, 1909, illustrated in color opposite p. 18
Edward D. Nudelman, Jessie Willcox Smith: A Biography, Gretna, Louisiana, 1989, p. 53
Edward D. Nudelman, Jessie Willcox Smith: American Illustrator, Gretna, Louisiana, 1990, illustrated in color pl. 38

Catalogue Note

This work is the third of seven illustrations for Carolyn Wells' The Seven Ages of Childhood published by Moffat & Yard Company in 1909.

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