Lot 86
  • 86

Asher Brown Durand 1796 - 1886

Estimate
70,000 - 90,000 USD
Sold
87,500 USD
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Description

  • Asher Brown Durand
  • A Showery Day Among the Mountains
  • signed A.B. Durand and dated 1860 (lower left)
  • oil on canvas
  • 20 x 30 inches

Provenance

Young Men's Association, Troy, New York, 1860 (commissioned from the artist)
Troy Public Library, Troy New York
Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts, 1970
Private Collection, circa 1970 (acquired from the above)
By descent to the present owner

Exhibited

Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, A.B. Durand, 1796-1886, October-November 1971, no. 77, p. 65, illustrated p. 104

Literature

John Durand, The Life and Times of A.B. Durand, New York, 1894, p. 177
David B. Lawall, Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to His Times, Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton University, 1966, vol. III, no. 345, p. 174
David B. Lawall, Asher B. Durand: A Documentary Catalogue of the Narrative and Landscape Paintings, New York, 1978, no. 236, pp. 128-29, illustrated fig. 126 
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