William de la Montagne Cary

Racing the Steam Train

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December 11, 07:20 PM GMT


10,000 - 15,000 USD

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William de la Montagne Cary

1840 - 1922

Racing the Steam Train

signed W de-la Montaigne[sic] Cary (lower right); also bears inscription 'RACING THE STEAM TRAIN' and W. de la MONTAIGNE-CARY [sic] (on the reverse)

gouache and watercolor on paper 

sheet: 16 3/8 by 22 3/8 inches (41.6 by 56.8 cm)

framed: 25 1/2 by 31 3/4 inches (64.8 by 80.6 cm)

Painted circa 1875.

Private collection, Scottsdale, Arizona
John Freeman Norton, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
The John F. Eulich Collection, Dallas, Texas, 1983 (acquired from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 3, 1998, lot 183)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
Rick Stewart, The American West: Legendary Artists of the Frontier, Dallas, Texas, 1986, p. 42, illustrated p. 43