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PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE MIDWESTERN COLLECTION

John La Farge
BLUE IRIS, STUDY
Estimate
40,00060,000
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54

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE MIDWESTERN COLLECTION

John La Farge
BLUE IRIS, STUDY
Estimate
40,00060,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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John La Farge
1835 - 1910
BLUE IRIS, STUDY
watercolor on paper
10 3/4 by 9 inches
(27.3 by 22.9 cm)
Executed in 1879.
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Provenance

The artist (sold: Leonard's Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, December 18, 1879, lot 3)
Henry Lee Higginson (acquired at the above sale) 
James Jackson Higginson (his brother, gift from the above)
By descent
Oliver Claxton (acquired from the above)
Margaret G. Fiske (acquired from the above) 
Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts
Jerald Dillon Fessenden, by 1987 
The Jordan-Volpe Gallery, New York, by 1995

Exhibited

Washington, D.C., National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Museum of Art; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, John La Farge, July 1987-April 1988, no. 107, pp. 142-43, illustrated p. 143
New York, The Jordan-Volpe Gallery, Nature Vivante: The Still Lifes of John La Farge, April-June 1995, no. 62, pp. 47-48, 137, illustrated p. 137; also illustrated pl. 37, p. 104

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