Lot 7
  • 7

Fairfield Porter 1907 - 1975

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 USD
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Description

  • Fairfield Porter
  • Cooper Square
  • signed Fairfield Porter and dated '68, u.r.
  • oil on masonite
  • 18 by 22 in.
  • (45.7 by 55.9 cm)

Provenance

M. Knoedler & Co., New York
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1986

Exhibited

Amherst, Massachusetts, Amherst College, Mead Art Museum, Memories of Fairfield Porter, April-May 1981, no. 5
Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts; Greenville, South Carolina, Greenville Country Museum of Art; Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute; New York, Whitney Museum of Art, Fairfield Porter (1907-1975): Realist in an Age of Abstraction, January 1983-July 1984, no. 70, p. 105
Chicago, Illinois, The Arts Club of Chicago, Fairfield Porter: Paintings and Works on Paper, November-December 1984, no. 19
New York, Hirschl & Adler Modern, Fairfield Porter, 1907-1975, September 1985, no. 27

Literature

Benjamin Forgey, "Galleries: Painting the Familiar," Washington Star, April 15, 1979
John T. Spike, Fairfield Porter: An American Classic, New York, 1992, pp. 217, 298, illustrated
Joan Ludman, Fairfield Porter: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels, New York, 2001, no. L613, p. 238, illustrated

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