Lot 11
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John F. Francis 1808-1886

Estimate
150,000 - 250,000 USD
Sold
374,500 USD
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Description

  • John F. Francis
  • Still Life: Yellow Apples and Chestnuts Spilling from a Basket
  • signed J.F. Francis and dated pt. 1856, l.c.
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Reisch, Los Angeles, California
Terry DeLapp, Los Angeles, California, 1974
Acquired by the present owners from the above, 1974

Exhibited

Long Beach, California, Long Beach Museum of Art, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Reisch Collection, July-August 1968, no. 18, illustrated
Phoenix, Arizona, Phoenix Art Museum, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Reisch Collection, December 1968, no. 37, illustrated on the cover
Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, American Paintings from Los Angeles Collections, May-June 1974
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentation, Carnegie-Mellon University, American Cornucopia: 19th Century Still Lifes and Studies, April-July 1976, no. 12, pp. 14, 17, illustrated
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, An American Perspective: Nineteenth-Century Art from the Collection of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., October 1981-September 1982, p. 130, illustrated in color p. 89

Literature

Alfred Frankenstein, "J.F. Francis," The Magazine Antiques, 59, May 1951, p. 377, illustrated (as Still Life)
Martha Hutson, "Nineteenth Century American Art Collections in Los Angeles," American Art Review, 2, September-October 1975, p. 71, illustrated
John Wilmerding, "An American perspective: nineteenth-century art from the collection of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr.," The Magazine Antiques, January 1982, p. 271, illustrated in color pl. XXII
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