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Willard LeRoy Metcalf
ETHELINDA AND JAMES
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
31
Willard LeRoy Metcalf
ETHELINDA AND JAMES
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Willard LeRoy Metcalf
1858 - 1925
ETHELINDA AND JAMES
signed, inscribed To Miss Allen/Souvenir of Onteora/from W.L. Metcalf Sept. 1890 (lower left)
oil on canvas
15 by 17 inches
(38.1 by 43.2 cm)
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This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being coordinated by Betty Krulik and the Willard Leroy Metcalf Catalogue Raisonné Project, Inc. 

Provenance

Miss Ethelinda Vanderbilt Allen (Mrs. James H. Ward), 1890 (gift from the artist)
By descent to the present owner (her great-granddaughter)

Exhibited

New York, Spanierman Gallery, Willard Metcalf: Yankee Impressionist, May-June 2003, no. 17, illustrated p. 94

Literature

Elizabeth de Veer and Richard J. Boyle, Sunlight & Shadow: The Life and Art of Willard L. Metcalf, New York, 1987, illustrated fig. 55, p. 52

Catalogue Note

The present work depicts Ethelinda Vanderbilt Allen and her fiancé James H. Ward, who were married the following year.  Ethelinda's brother William Vanderbilt Sullivant Allen was an artist and one of Metcalf's close friends.

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