Seymour Joseph Guy (American, 1824-1910) The Bed Time Story, 1878 34 x 27 1/2in
Lot 49
Seymour Joseph Guy (American, 1824-1910) The Bed Time Story, 1878 34 x 27 1/2in
Sold for US$ 164,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
(n/a) Seymour Joseph Guy (American, 1824-1910)
The Bed Time Story, 1878
signed and dated 'S.Guy 1878' (lower right) and titled on a paper label on the reverse
oil on canvas
34 x 27 1/2in

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Thomas B. Clarke, New York
    Property from the Carole Slavin Trust, Westwood, California

    EXHIBITION:
    National Academy of Design, 1879, New York (according to an old hand written paper label on the reverse)

    Thomas B. Clarke, a lace and linen manufacturer in New York, began buying works of art in 1872. Within a decade he became the country's foremost collector of American art. Clarke was influential in myriad aspects of the New York art world, for he was treasurer of the National Society of Arts, chair of the Union League Club's art committee, president of the New York School of Applied Design for Women, and a founding member of both the National Sculpture Society and the National Arts Club.
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