1870 - 1953
AT SMALL POINT, MAINE
signed Marin and dated 14 (lower right)
watercolor on paper laid down on paperboard
14 ¼ by 16 ¾ inches
(36.2 by 42.5 cm)
The sheet is irregularly cut and there are a few minor repaired tears along the right edge. Select pigments may be slightly faded. The original backing board bears inscriptions "Property/O'Keeffe" and "Property AS."
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Alfred Stieglitz, New York
Georgia O'Keeffe, Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1946 (by descent)
By descent to the present owner
Sheldon Reich, John Marin: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, no. 14.1, p. 384, illustrated
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Selections and Transformations: The Art of John Marin, January-April 1990, p. 278, illustrated pl. 181, p. 276