Lot 46
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John Marin 1870-1953

Estimate
70,000 - 90,000 USD
Sold
92,500 USD
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Description

  • John Marin
  • Near Taos, New Mexico
  • signed Marin and dated '29, l.r.; also titled Near Taos N.M., dated 1929 and inscribed 29926 on the reverse
  • watercolor and graphite on paper

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Cape Split Place, Addison, Maine
Kennedy Galleries, New York
Acquired from the above

Exhibited

New York, An American Place, John Marin, November 1930

Literature

Sheldon Reich, John Marin, Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, no. 29.23, p. 608,  illustrated

Catalogue Note

On an invitation from famed art patron Mabel Dodge Luhan, and encouraged by friends Georgia O'Keeffe and Paul Strand to visit New Mexico to paint the vast, rugged landscape, Marin spent seven months in Taos in 1929 and 1930.

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