Theodore Wores (1859-1939) A font of purification, Kamakura, Japan 9 1/4 x 12 1/4in
Lot 34
Theodore Wores (1859-1939) A font of purification, Kamakura, Japan 9 1/4 x 12 1/4in
Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium
Lot Details
Theodore Wores (1859-1939)
A font of purification, Kamakura, Japan
signed and inscribed 'Theodore Wores. / Kamakura' (lower right) and signed and titled 'A Font of / Purification / Kamakura / Japan / Theodore Wores' on an old handwritten label (on the reverse)
oil on board
9 1/4 x 12 1/4in
overall: 13 1/2 x 16 1/2in

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Dr. Ben and Dr. A. Jess Shenson, San Francisco, California
    With Spanierman Gallery, New York, New York
    Private collection, New York

    EXHIBITED:
    Oakland, The Oakland Museum, Theodore Wores, The Japanese Years, March 16 - May 16, 1976, no. 5, illustrated.
    Tokyo, Kyoto, Yokohama, The Art of Theodore Wores: Japan's Beauty Comes Home, May 9 - September 2, 1986, no. 30, illustrated full page in color.
    Pasadena, Pacific Asia Museum, Theodore Wores: An American Artist in Meiji Japan, May 5 1993 - January 23, 1994, illustrated full page in color.


    LITERATURE:
    The Oakland Museum, Theodore Wores, The Japanese Years, Oakland, 1976, p. 19, no. 5, illustrated.
    The Asahi Shimbun, The Art of Theodore Wores, Tokyo, 1986, no. 30, illustrated full page in color.
    Pacific Asia Museum, Theodore Wores: An American Artist in Meiji Japan, Hong Kong, 1993, p.79, 119, pl. 12, illustrated full page in color.
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    Auction Administration - California and Western Paintings
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