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PROPERTY FROM THE ANDREW CRISPO COLLECTION

James Goodwyn Clonney
BOY ASLEEP AT THE BASE OF A TREE
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE ANDREW CRISPO COLLECTION

James Goodwyn Clonney
BOY ASLEEP AT THE BASE OF A TREE
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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James Goodwyn Clonney
1812 - 1867
BOY ASLEEP AT THE BASE OF A TREE
signed Clonney and dated 1845 (lower right)
oil on canvas
14 1/8 by 17 1/8 inches
(35.9 by 43.5 cm)
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Provenance

Private collection, New York
Victor Spark, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1981

Exhibited

Brunswick, Maine, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting, November 1964-January 1965, no. 24, p. 40, illustrated p. 83
New York, Andrew Crispo Gallery, 1776 to 1976 Two Hundred Years of Art in America: A Bicentennial Exhibition, June-August 1976
New York, Andrew Crispo Gallery, American Genre Art: The 19th Century 1830-1880, October-November 1979
New York, Andrew Crispo Gallery, Important Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, September-October 1983
Paris, France, American Embassy, An Exhibition of American Paintings at the American Embassay, Paris, 1984-91 (on extended loan to the public exhibition hall of the American Embassy in Paris, and afterwards to the residence of the Ambassador of the United States of America to France, Art in Embassies Program, Department of State, Washington, D.C.)
Brunswick, Maine, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Fifty Years Later: The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting - A Digital Exhibition, November 2014

Literature

Lucretia H. Giese, "James Goodwyn Clonney (1812-1867): American Genre Painter," American Art Journal, vol. XI, no. 4, October 1979, p. 11 (as Black Boy Asleep, 1835)

American Art

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