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Property from a Prominent Private Collection

Winslow Homer

Two Girls on the Beach, Tynemouth

Auction Closed

December 11, 04:21 PM GMT

Estimate

2,500,000 - 3,500,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Prominent Private Collection

Winslow Homer

1836 - 1910

Two Girls on the Beach, Tynemouth


signed Winslow Homer and dated 1881 (lower left)

watercolor and pencil on paper

14 1/8 by 20 inches

(35.9 by 50.8 cm)

Joseph S. Bigelow, Boston, Massachusetts, probably by 1882
Mary Bryant Bigelow (Mrs. Joseph S. Bigelow), Cohasset, Massachusetts (by descent)
[with]Doll & Richards, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, 1934
John S. Ames, Boston, Massachusetts, 1934
Mrs. John S. Ames, North Easton, Massachuetts, 1959 (by descent)
Rebecca S. Ames Thompson (Mrs. Peter Thompson), Easton, Maryland (gift from the above)
[with]Wildenstein & Co., Inc. New York
Ivor and Anne Massey, Richmond, Virginia, 1972 (sold: Christie's, New York, December 4, 1997, lot 14)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
A.T.E. Gardner, Winslow Homer, American Artist: His World and His Work, New York, 1961, p. 64, illustrated 
Lloyd Goodrich and Abigail Booth Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer: 1882 Through 1882, vol. IV.2, New York, 2008, no. 1062, p. 65, illustrated p. 157