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Alfred Thompson Bricher

On the Meadows of Old Newburyport

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October 6, 06:57 PM GMT


30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Details


Alfred Thompson Bricher

1837 - 1908

On the Meadows of Old Newburyport

signed ATBricher. and dated 1873 (lower left)

gouache and watercolor on paper laid down on paperboard

paperboard: 13 ¼ by 26 inches (33.6 by 66 cm)

framed: 21 ¼ by 34 ¼ inches (53.9 by 86.9 cm)

John F. Norton, Pueblo, Colorado

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York

Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr. (acquired from the above in 1969)

Sotheby's New York, 20 May 2015, lot 82 (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

"The Water-Color Collection: Sixth Winter Exhibition of the National Academy of Design—Notes," The New York Times, 9 February 1873, p. 5, col. 2

Barbara Novak, The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection: Nineteenth-century American Painting, London, 1986, pp. 152, 154, illustrated 

New York, National Academy of Design, Sixth Annual Exhibition of the American Society of Painters in Water Colors, 1873, no. 85, p. 12

Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Art Association, Spring Exhibition, 1873, no. 174, p. 15

Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, American Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings from the Collection of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., 1973, no. 9

Indianapolis, Indiana, Indianapolis Museum of Art; Springfield, Massachusetts, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Alfred Thompson Bricher 1837-1908, 1973-74, no. 32, pp. 17-18, 56, illustrated

Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, An American Perspective: Nineteenth-Century Art from the Collection of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., 1981-82, pp. 25, 116, illustrated