Maurice Logan (American, 1886-1977) A wash day (A wash out), 1929 15 1/4 x 18 1/4in
Lot 52
Maurice Logan (American, 1886-1977) A wash day (A wash out), 1929 15 1/4 x 18 1/4in
Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Maurice Logan (American, 1886-1977)
A wash day (A wash out), 1929
signed and dated 'Maurice / Logan / 1929' (lower right) and titled and inscribed 'A Wash Out / To Bess Bentley' (on the stretcher bar)
oil on canvas
15 1/4 x 18 1/4in
overall: 22 1/2 x 25 3/4in

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, California
    Collection of Robert H. Aichele, Sacramento, California

    EXHIBITED:
    Belmont, Wiegand Gallery, Notre Dame de Namur University, The Society of Six: American Masters of Color, March 11 - April 19, 2003.

    Maurice Logan's paintings combine strong technique and depth of feeling. This painting, A Wash Day, 1929, with its genre touches, reflects Logan's interest in the rural landscape of the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1920s, and shows his ability to simplify and add mystery to his subjects.

Saleroom notices

  • Title should read: A wash day (A wash out), Monterey, 1929 Provenance should read: Gift from the artist to a relative Thence by descent Private collection, Monterey, California Collection of Robert H. Aichele, Sacramento, California
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    Auction Administration - California and Western Paintings
    Bonhams
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    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
    Work +1 415 503 3345
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