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145

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ARTHUR AND EILEEN NEWMAN

John F. Francis
THE DESSERT
Estimate
18,00025,000
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145

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ARTHUR AND EILEEN NEWMAN

John F. Francis
THE DESSERT
Estimate
18,00025,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

American Art, Including the Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation

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John F. Francis
1808 - 1886
THE DESSERT
signed J.F. Francis. and dated 1872. (lower right)
oil on canvas
25 by 30 1/4 inches
(63.5 by 76.8 cm)
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Provenance

George Guerry, New York
Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand H. Davis, New York, 1955
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1965
J. William Middendorf II, Greenwich, Connecticut (sold: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, October 25, 1973)
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1973
Private Collection, New York, 1979
Richard York Gallery, New York, 1997
Private Collection, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1997
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 2005
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

New York and Baltimore, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Baltimore Museum of Art, American Paintings and Historical Prints from the Middendorf Collection, 1967, no. 20, illustrated as “Still Life with Strawberries”
New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, American Still Lifes of the Nineteenth Century, 1971, no. 14, p. 13 illustrated
Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Museum of Art, Food in the Kitchen, 1975, no. A92
New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, 1976, The American Experience, no. 41
Omaha, Joslyn Art Museum, 1977, The Chosen Object, no. 19
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., John F. Francis: Not Just Desserts, November 19, 1990 - January 5, 1991

Literature

William H. Gerdts and Russell Burke, American Still-Life Painting, New York, 1971, p. 61, no. 5-7 (an earlier example illustrated)

Catalogue Note

We thank Eric W. Baumgartner for his help with the researching and cataloguing of this lot.

American Art, Including the Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation

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New York