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Winslow Homer

Oranges on a Branch

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April 20, 12:24 AM GMT

Estimate

600,000 - 800,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Winslow Homer

1836 - 1910

Oranges on a Branch



stamped with the Martha Homer estate stamp (lower left)

watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper

13⅝ x 19⅜ in. (34.6 x 49.2 cm.)

Executed in 1885. 

Charles S. Homer, Jr. (acquired by bequest in 1910)
Mrs. Charles S. Homer, Jr. (acquired by bequest in 1917)
Arthur P. & Charles L. Homer (acquired by bequest in 1937)
William Macbeth, Inc., New York (acquired by 1939)
Robert B. Campbell/Shore Studio Galleries, Boston (acquired circa 1952)
Mr. & Mrs. Robert B. Honeyman, Jr., Pasadena, California (acquired by 1958)
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York (acquired by 1962)
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Currier, New York (acquired circa 1965)
Christie’s New York, June 1, 1984, lot 87 (consigned by the estate of the above)
Wolf Family Collection No. 0725 (acquired from the above)
Art in America 50, no. 3, 1962, p. 13, illustrated
"Gallery and Museum Shows," The New York Times, 1963, p. 101, illustrated
Gene W. Teitelbaum, ed., "Winslow Homer: An Annual," vol. I, 1986, p. 22 
Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr., Winslow Homer Watercolors, New York, 1991, pl. 83, p. 92, illustrated
Lloyd Goodrich & Abigail Booth Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer; 1883-1889, vol. IV.2, New York, 2012, no. 1272, p. 328, illustrated
New York, William Macbeth, Inc., American Water Colors: Past and Present, 1939, no. 31, n.p.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art & New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Winslow Homer: A Retrospective Exhibition, 1958-59, no. 128
New York, The Katonah Gallery, Winslow Homer, 1963, no. 24
San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1964
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum; New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, Winslow Homer Watercolors, 1986, no. 122, p. 136, illustrated
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Winslow Homer, 1995-96, no. 146, p. 240, illustrated
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; London, National Gallery, Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents, 2022-23, pp. 6, 94, illustrated