Lot 8
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Fairfield Porter 1907 - 1975

80,000 - 120,000 USD
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  • Fairfield Porter
  • Primroses and Goldenrod
  • signed Fairfield Porter and dated 66 (upper right); also signed, titled and inscribed Primroses & Goldenrod/18 x 20 oil 1966 F. Porter on the reverse
  • oil on masonite
  • 18 by 20 inches
  • (45.7 by 50.8 cm)


Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York
Joe Brainard
The artist
Estate of the artist
Anne E.C. Porter (his wife)
By descent to the present owners


New York, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Fairfield Porter: Recent Paintings, February-March 1967
Cold Spring Harbor, New York, Harbor Gallery, Fairfield Porter, August-September 1973, no. 12
Huntington, New York, Heckscher Museum; Flushing, New York, Queens Museum; Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, Fairfield Porter Retrospective Exhibition, December 1974-April 1975, no. 23, p. 8
Southampton, New York, Parrish Art Museum; Waterville, Maine, Colby College Museum of Art, Fairfield Porter's Maine, July-September 1977, no. 8
Portland, Maine, Barridoff Galleries, Fairfield Porter, July-September 1979, no. 12, illustrated
Chicago, Illinois, The Arts Club of Chicago, Fairfield Porter: Paintings and Works on Paper, November-December 1984, no. 12
New York, Hirschl & Adler Modern, Fairfield Porter, 1907-1975, September-October 1992
Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Gleason Fine Art, Fairfield Porter, August-September 1996
Birmingham, Michigan, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Fairfield Porter, March-April 1998


Joan Ludman, “Checklist of Paintings by Fairfield Porter,” Fairfield Porter: An American Classic, New York, 1992, p. 296
Joan Ludman, Fairfield Porter: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors and Pastels, New York, 2001, no. L564, p. 226, illustrated