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John Frederick Peto
WINE AND BRASS STEWING KETTLE (PREPARATION OF FRENCH POTAGE)
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52
John Frederick Peto
WINE AND BRASS STEWING KETTLE (PREPARATION OF FRENCH POTAGE)
Estimate
30,00050,000
JUMP TO LOT

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John Frederick Peto
1854 - 1907
WINE AND BRASS STEWING KETTLE (PREPARATION OF FRENCH POTAGE)
inscribed Wine and Brass Stewing Kettle (Preparation of French Potage) J.F. Peto (on a piece of the original stretcher affixed to the reverse)
oil on canvas
22 by 29 3/4 inches
(55.9 by 75.7 cm)
Painted circa 1890s.
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Provenance

Kennedy Galleries, New York (sold: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, April 21, 1978, lot 7)
Russian Tea Room, New York (acquired at the above sale)
James Stewart-Gordon (acquired from the above and sold from the estate: Sotheby's, New York, April 8, 2011, lot 27)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Museum of Art, Penn's Promise: Still Life Painting in Pennsylvania 1795-1930, 1988, no. 93

Literature

The Kennedy Quarterly, October 1969, vol. 9, no. 88, illustrated p. 110 (as Wine Bottle and Brass Pot
John Wilmerding, Important Information Inside: The Art of John F. Peto and the Idea of Still-Life Painting in Nineteenth-Century America, Washington, D.C., 1983, pp. 78-79, illustrated

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