Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) Hills 12 1/8 x 12 1/8in (Painted in 1908.)

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Lot 12
Marsden Hartley
(1877-1943)
Hills 12 1/8 x 12 1/8in

Sold for US$ 68,750 inc. premium

American Art

23 May 2018, 14:00 EDT

New York

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF HARRIET WALKER FITTS, PROVINCETOWN, MASSACHUSETTS
Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)
Hills
oil on board
12 1/8 x 12 1/8in
Painted in 1908.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The artist.
    Charles Daniel, New York.
    M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1942.
    Mr. and Mrs. Hudson and Ione Walker, New York, acquired from the above, 1945.
    By descent to the present owner from the above.

    Exhibited
    (probably) New York, Photo-Secession Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings in Oil by Marsden Hartley of Maine, May 8-18, 1909, one of nos. 8-22 (as Songs of Autumn).
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, University Art Museum, Marsden Hartley, May 5-June 13, 1952, p. 64.

    Literature
    "Paintings by Marsden Hartley," Camera Work, no. 28, October 1909, p. 51.
    "Unphotographic Paint - The Texture of Impressionism," Camera Work, no. 28, October 1909, pp. 20-23.
    J.C. Weaver, ed., Sadakichi Hartmann, Critical Modernist: Collected Art Writings, Berkeley, California, 1990, pp. 189-93.

    This work will be included in The Marsden Hartley Legacy Project: The Complete Paintings and Works on Paper by Gail R. Scott.
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