View 1 of Lot 54. The Swing.
View 1 of Lot 54. The Swing.
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William James Glackens

The Swing

Estimate:

250,000 - 350,000 USD

William James Glackens

William James Glackens

The Swing

The Swing

Estimate:

250,000 - 350,000 USD

William James Glackens

1870 - 1938

The Swing


oil on canvas

26 by 32 inches

(66 by 81.3 cm)

Painted in 1913. 

Kraushaar Galleries, New York
T.B. Walker Foundation, 1958
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota (gift of the above, 1958; sold: Christie's, New York, May 18, 2004, lot 81)
Private collection (acquired at the above sale, sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 22, 2008, lot 89)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
William H. Gerdts, William Glackens, New York, 1996, p. 111
New York, Kraushaar Galleries, Paintings and Drawings by William Glackens, January 1949
St. Louis, Missouri, City Art Museum of St. Louis; Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, William Glackens in Retrospect, November 1966-July 1967, no. 40, illustrated, n.p.
St. Paul, Minnesota, Minnesota Museum of Art, American Style: Early Modernist Works in Minnesota Collections, October-December 1981, no. 24
Roslyn Harbor, New York, Nassau Country Museum of Art, Town and Country: In Pursuit of Life's Pleasures, May-August 1996