RICHARD EDWARD MILLER
1875 - 1943
WOMAN IN A WHITE DRESS (LADY IN A WHITE EVENING GOWN)
signed Miller (lower right)
oil on canvas
29 ¼ by 21 ¼ inches
(74.3 by 54 cm)
Painted circa 1904-08.
This work has been authenticated by Marie Louise Kane. A letter of authenticity, dated October 7, 2019, accompanies this lot.
The canvas is wax-lined and the edges are covered with tape. There is scattered surface cracking. Although some pigments read strongly under UV, they appear to be the artist's original.
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Private collection (sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 31, 1984, lot 198)
Private collection (acquired at the above sale)
By descent to the present owner