Charles Demuth (1883-1935), Trees and Houses (Provincetown), 1916, watercolor and pencil on paper, 9 3/4 x 13 1/4in

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Lot 5
Charles Demuth
(1883-1935)
Trees and Houses (Provincetown) 10 x 13 1/2in

Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium

American Art

23 May 2018, 14:00 EDT

New York

Charles Demuth (1883-1935)
Trees and Houses (Provincetown)
signed and dated 'C Demuth · 1916 -' (lower left)
watercolor and pencil on paper
10 x 13 1/2in
Executed in 1916.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The artist.
    Estate of the above.
    Robert Locher, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, bequest from the above, 1935.
    Nelson Goodman, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, acquired from the above, 1956.
    Sale, Sotheby's, New York, March 15, 2000, lot 153.
    Vance Jordan Fine Art, New York, acquired from the above.
    Thomas Colville Fine Art, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2006.

    Exhibited
    Providence, Rhode Island, Rhode Island School of Design, Demuth Exhibition, 1939.
    Boston, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard Art Museums, on loan 1972-circa 1995.
    New York, Babcock Galleries, When Modern Was Modern: 1908-1929, September-December 2007, no. 26.
    New York, Babcock Galleries, GIANTS: American Modern Masters, October 14-December 17, 2010, no. 5.

    Literature
    E. Farnham, Charles Demuth: His Life, Psychology and Works, Ph.D. Dissertation, Ohio State University, 1959, vol. II, pp. 494-95, no. 220.
    G. Greer and A. Smith, American Paintings 1860-1960, New York, 2000, pp. 36-37, illustrated.
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