Lot 130
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William McGregor Paxton

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35,000 - 45,000 USD
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Description

  • William McGregor Paxton
  • Glitter
  • signed Paxton, l.r.
  • oil on canvas
  • 45 by 36 in.
  • 114.3 by 91.4 cm
  • Painted in 1930.

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Vose Galleries, Boston
Sale:  Sotheby's, New York, December 3, 1987, lot 223
Sale:  Sotheby's, New York, May 27, 1999, lot 96

 

Exhibited

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 125th Annual Exhibition, 1930, no. 336, illustrated
Boston, Horticulture Hall, Boston Tercentenary Fine Arts and Crafts Exhibition, 1930, no. 10 (winner of the Popular Prize)
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Works of William McGregor Paxton, N.A., 1941, no. 23
Indianapolis Museum of Art (and traveling), William McGregor Paxton, August, 1978-May, 1979, no. 61

Literature

Art and Archaeology, XXIX, March 3, 1930, pp. 136-37, illustrated p. 133
Boston Globe, July 13, 1930, illustrated
Ellen Wardwell Lee, William McGregor Paxton 1869-1941, Indianapolis, no. 61, p. 144, illustrated p. 143.

Catalogue Note

The sitter was Mrs. Works, a Bostonian.
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