Hobson Pittman (1898-1972) The Buffet 32 1/8 x 45 1/8in (Painted by 1948.)

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Hobson Pittman
(1898-1972)
The Buffet 32 1/8 x 45 1/8in

Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium

American Art

24 May 2017, 10:00 EDT

New York

Hobson Pittman (1898-1972)
The Buffet
signed 'Hobson Pittman' (upper right)
oil on canvas
32 1/8 x 45 1/8in
Painted by 1948.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The artist.
    Milch Gallery, New York, 1950.
    Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, acquired from the above, 1950.
    Sale, Sotheby's, New York, October 7, 2003, lot 231.
    Babcock Galleries, New York, acquired from the above.
    Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, acquired from the above, 2003.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2008.


    Exhibited
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 143rd Annual Exhibition, January 25-February 29, 1948, no. 8.
    Toledo, Ohio, Toledo Museum of Art, 37th Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Paintings, June-August 1950, n.p., no. 59.
    New York, National Academy of Design, 125th Anniversary Exhibition, March 10-April 9, 1950, no. 299.
    Toledo, Ohio, Toledo Museum of Art, Fiftieth Anniversary: An Exhibition of the Contemporary American Oil Paintings Acquired by the Toledo Museum of Art 1901-1951, August-September 1951, n.p.
    Raleigh, North Carolina, North Carolina Museum of Art, Hobson Pittman Retrospective Exhibition: His Work Since 1920, February 2-March 3, 1963, p. 47, no. 27, illustrated.

    Literature
    The Toledo Museum of Art News, no. 128, July 1951, n.p., illustrated.
    S. Strickler and W. Hutton, The Toledo Museum of Art: American Paintings, Toledo, Ohio, 1979, pp. 91, 201, pl. 222, illustrated.
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