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Winslow Homer

Two Girls on the Beach, Tynemouth

Estimate:

2,500,000

to
- 3,500,000 USD

Property from a Prominent Private Collection

Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer

Two Girls on the Beach, Tynemouth

Two Girls on the Beach, Tynemouth

Estimate:

2,500,000

to
- 3,500,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,440,000

USD

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)

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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
Boston, Massachusetts, J. Eastman Chase, Watercolors, February 1882
Boston, Massachusetts, Copley Society, Paintings in Water Color by Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Dodge MacKnight, March 1921, no. 11
Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Exhibition of Works by Winslow Homer and John La Farge, June-August 1936
Washington, D.C, National Gallery of Art; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Winslow Homer: A Retrospective Exhibition, November 1985-May 1959, no. 107 (New York) and no. 97 (Boston)
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, Winslow Homer, April-October 1973, no. 97
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Winslow Homer, October 1995-September 1996, no. 109, illustrated